Basic Site Details

Name: Brisbane Academy
Town, district or village: Largs
City or county: Ayrshire
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Largs Academy  
Item 2 of 3Sir Thomas Brisbane's Academy  
Item 3 of 3Stevenson Institute  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2School  
Item 2 of 2Institute  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31842 Build/constructionOriginal school building and probably schoolmaster's house opposite in Lade Street.
Item 2 of 317 September 1858 Foundation stoneNew building to left of old part
Item 3 of 31890s Alterations and additions 


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 2Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA1858  
Item 2 of 2John James StevensonArchitectB1890s Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder2 October 1858XVI  
Item 2 of 3Largs & Millport Weekly News12 November 1907   
Item 3 of 3Scottish Guardian21 September 1858