Basic Site Details

Name: Peterhead Academy
Town, district or village: Peterhead
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5After 1882Before 1887  
Item 2 of 519331937 Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 519471949ReconstructionReconstruction after war damage
Item 4 of 519521954Addition 
Item 5 of 516 October 1953 * AdditionPlans in hand for proposed extension at Station Road

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 11Alexander LorimerArchitectAAfter 1882Before 1887As apprentice to Pirie & Clyne. 'Buildings of Scotland' gives date of 1890-91 but the dates are in conflict with information from Alexander Lorimer's Nomination Paper.
Item 2 of 11Arthur ClyneArchitectAAfter 1882Before 1887'Buildings of Scotland' gives date of 1890-91 but the dates are in conflict with information from Alexander Lorimer's Nomination Paper.
Item 3 of 11John Bridgeford PirieArchitectAAfter 1882Before 1887'Buildings of Scotland' gives date of 1890-91 but the dates are in conflict with information from Alexander Lorimer's Nomination Paper.
Item 4 of 11Pirie & ClyneArchitectural practiceAAfter 1882Before 1887'Buildings of Scotland' gives date of 1890-91 but the dates are in conflict with information from Alexander Lorimer's Nomination Paper.
Item 5 of 11George Angus MitchellArchitectB19331937Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 11George Bennett MitchellArchitectB19331937Additions and alterations
Item 7 of 11George Bennett Mitchell & SonArchitectural practiceB19331937Additions and alterations
Item 8 of 11Douglas William InnesArchitectD19471949Reconstruction after war damage
Item 9 of 11Edwin L WilliamsonArchitect, Architectural practiceD19471949Reconstruction after war damage
Item 10 of 11Edwin L WilliamsonArchitect, Architectural practiceE1952 *1954Scheme of additions
Item 11 of 11Douglas William InnesArchitectE19541955Scheme of additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen County Council 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp59, 343

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1937Jul-Dec p158
Item 2 of 3Builder16 October 1953  p600
Item 3 of 3RIBA JournalNovember 1956 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Joseph Anderson Allan

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1930/61/1
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Red folder nos 56-57 & 73, plans and elevations
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Arthur Clyne: F v13 p138 no841 (microfilm reel 11); Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425; Douglas William Innes: F no5174 (Combined Box 61)