Basic Site Details

Name: Marr College
Town, district or village: Troon
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Includes janitor's house, lodge, gatepiers and main building.

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 1Dundonald RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41919  Competition design
Item 2 of 4c. 1928c. 1936 College built with some modifications
Item 3 of 41930 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 419421943AdditionBust of Marr

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 5John ArthurArchitectA1919 Won competition to secure job. Completed in partnership with Alan George McNaughtan
Item 2 of 5Alan George MacNaughtanArchitectBc. 19281936Completed in partnership with John Arthur
Item 3 of 5Arthur & MacNaughtanArchitectural practiceBc. 19281936Completed in partnership with John Arthur
Item 4 of 5John ArthurArchitectBc. 19281936Completed in partnership with Alan George MacNaughtan
Item 5 of 5Benno SchotzSculptorG19421943Buist of Marr

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Marr College TrustFor Marr College Trust, established 1917.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Marr College Sports pavilionCost of pavilion extension 10,000. Perhaps this is more than just a sports pavilion?

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp659
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp46
Item 3 of 4Marr College1996Purple and gold: the story of Marr College and the C K Marr Educational trust   
Item 4 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1930   364

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIAS QuarterlyNovember 195290Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Obituary of Alan G McNaughtan
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal8 November 1937v45London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp48 - obituary of John Arthur

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42116 
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42117 
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42118 
Item 4 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42119