Basic Site Details

Name: Keptie Public School
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Moffatt paid 383 0s 6d for providing plans and superintending the construction of this and Ladyloan Public School.

ALTERATIONS TO KEPTIE SCHOOL, ARBROATH - Alterations are at present being carried out by the School Board at Keptie School. These consist of an extension to the school accommodation and various improvements on the school building. The new classroom will contain seventy-five places. The following are the contractors: mason work, Alexander Reid; joiner, A M Soutar; slater, John Mitchell & Sons; plumber John Rayne, plasterer Middleton & Donald; painter W L Grant; heating engineer James Keith - all of Arbroath. Plans have been prepared by Messrs Carver and Symon, architects, Arbroath and Forfar, and the work is being carried out under their superintendence. [Builder 26 June 1897 p575]

See separate entry for High School in Keptie Road of 1889.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218741876Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21897 Alterations and additionsNew classroom etc as noted in the Builder


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 3William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 18741879 
Item 2 of 3Archibald Anderson SymonArchitectural practiceB1897 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 3Carver & SymonArchitectural practiceB1897 Alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1School Board 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder26 June 1897  p575 - alterations

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)William Lambie Moffatt Cash Book 1859-1881 GD 1/412/1 p37