Basic Site Details

Name: Denbeath Public School
Town, district or village: Buckhaven and Methil
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: For 1,000 pupils

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Denbeath Primary SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 2Denbeath Primary School and Hyndhead 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 1Barncraig StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319071908  
Item 2 of 310 September 1908 Opened 
Item 3 of 3c. 19431947 Temporary buildings.

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 6George Charles CampbellArchitect 19071908 
Item 2 of 6Andrew David HaxtonArchitectBc. 19431947Temporary buildings - in conjunction with Ministry of Works and Scottish Education Department.
Item 3 of 6H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceBc. 19431947Temporary buildings - in conjunction with Haxton & Watson and Scottish Education Department.
Item 4 of 6Scottish Education Department Architects Bc. 19431947Temporary buildings - in conjunction with Haxton & Watson and Ministry of Works.
Item 5 of 6Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectB19451947Temporary buildings - begun by Haxton alone and completed in partnership, in conjunction with Ministry of Works and Scottish Education Department.
Item 6 of 6Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceB19451947Temporary buildings - begun by Haxton alone and completed in partnership, in conjunction with Ministry of Works and Scottish Education Department.

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 2Denbeath School House 
Item 2 of 2Janitor's House, Denbeath 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p106

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect24 May 1907  Supplement p10
Item 2 of 4Builder XCIII p591
Item 3 of 4Builder XCIV p607
Item 4 of 4Fife Free Press12 September 1908   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1940/17/1-9, HW 1940/18/1
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Charles Campbell: L no3928 (box 18)
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore245997