Basic Site Details

Name: Wemyss Public School
Town, district or village: East Wemyss
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1908 work 8,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Wemyss Primary SchoolYes 

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 1School WyndYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41874  Original building
Item 2 of 419061908 Competition held for alterations and additions - perhaps major rebuilding?
Item 3 of 421 February 1908 OpenedAfter rebuild?
Item 4 of 414 October 1938 Journal referenceExtensions

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 8Thomas Hunter (junior?)Builder 1874 May be responsible - although only 'Hunter' in 'British Architect'
Item 2 of 8George Charles CampbellArchitect 19061908Won competition for alterations and additions to school (perhaps major rebuilding)
Item 3 of 8George SandilandsArchitect 1938 Extensions
Item 4 of 8Andrew David HaxtonArchitectCc. 19431947Temporary buildings - in conjunction with the Ministry of Works and the Scottish Education Department.
Item 5 of 8H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceCc. 19431947Temporary buildings - in conjunction with Haxton & Watson and the Scottish Education Department.
Item 6 of 8Scottish Education Department Architects Cc. 19431947Temporary buildings - in conjunction with Haxton & Watson and the Ministry of Works.
Item 7 of 8Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectC19451947Temporary buildings - begun by Haxton alone and completed in partnership, in conjunction with the Ministry of Works and the Scottish Education Department.
Item 8 of 8Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceC19451947Temporary buildings - begun by Haxton alone and completed in partnership, in conjunction with the Ministry of Works and the Scottish Education Department.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cunningham, Andrew S1905Rambles in the parish of Scoonie and Wemyss  p247
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p204

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6British Architect4 September 1874II p154
Item 2 of 6Builder XCII p372
Item 3 of 6Builder14 October 1938CLV p764
Item 4 of 6Building News XCI p274
Item 5 of 6Fife Free Press22 February 1908   
Item 6 of 6RIBA Journal9 July 1932 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46043 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1940/17/1-9, HW 1940/22/1
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Charles Campbell: L no3928 (box 18)
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore92458