Basic Site Details

Name: Central District School
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Occupied the site of the Middle Church Parish School.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Meal Vennel  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21900(?)1901  
Item 2 of 21980s Destruction/demolitionTo make way for St John's Shopping Centre

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2David Matheson CuthbertArchitectA19001900As assistant to George Penrose Kennedy Young
Item 2 of 2George Penrose Kennedy YoungArchitectABefore 1901(?)1901 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RSA1902   543
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder31 August 1901  p198 - with descriptive note
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal9 December 1933v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp153 - obituary of G P K Young

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSGPK Young newscutting file (copy of file comp. Mrs Elsie Young, Union Mount, Glasgow Rd, Perth)  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Matheson Cuthbert: L v17 no 1213; George P K Young: A v9 no1541 (microfiche 36/A7)