Basic Site Details

Name: Camperdown Street School
Town, district or village: Oakbank
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A new school, in Camperdown-street, for the Oakbank district, was opened by the Glasgow School Board on Friday. The style is Domestic English, and the building is erected from the designs of Mr. Robert Baldie. The accommodation is for 930 children. The cost of the building is 11,741-15s- 4d, or an average per head of 12 -12s- 6d, .and, adding the cost of the site, 1,771- 10s-. 1d. (for an area of 2,950 square yards), a total expenditure is arrived at of 16,513- 5s.- 5d., equal to 17- 15s.- 4d. per scholar. [Building News 16 August 1878 p175]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Oatbank 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 19, Camperdown StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11878 Opened 


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 1Robert BaldieArchitectA1878  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News16 August 1878  p175 -opening