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Basic Site Details

Name: Madras College, South Street
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618321834Build/construction 
Item 2 of 6c. 1920(?)  New drainage plans; also unexecuted plans for rearrangement of classrooms
Item 3 of 6October 1950 AdditionExtension to college proposed as one of major educational works to begin in 1951. To cost 34,000
Item 4 of 614 March 1952 * AdditionExtensions, including laboratory, gym, and classrooms, costing 62,000, to be executed '... this year'
Item 5 of 61954 Alterations and additionsMajor alterations and additions
Item 6 of 621 April 1961 Scheme acceptedFife Education Committee approved modernisation and extension proposal for Madras College at an estimated cost of 234,150 per Builder p780

* 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 10William BurnArchitectG18321834 
Item 2 of 10Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceBc. 1920(?) New drainage plans; also unexecuted plans for rearrangement of classrooms
Item 3 of 10James ScottArchitectBc. 1920(?) New drainage plans; also unexecuted plans for rearrangement of classrooms
Item 4 of 10Robert Sorley LawrieArchitectC1950 To prepare plans for 34,000 extension. As County architect but with little practical input.
Item 5 of 10Ian Webster StewartArchitectAAfter 1950 Phase I of development
Item 6 of 10Fife County Education Architect's DepartmentArchitectCAfter 1950  
Item 7 of 10Frank PrideArchitectF1954 Major alterations and additions
Item 8 of 10Walker & PrideArchitectural practiceF1954 Major alterations and additions
Item 9 of 10Fife County Education Architect's DepartmentArchitectD1961 Phase II - Bill McAra as project architect
Item 10 of 10William ('Bill') Fergus Campbell McAraArchitectD1961 Phase II as project architect with Fife County Education Architects 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 1Madras College, Masters' Houses 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder6 October 1950  p390b
Item 2 of 5Builder10 November 1950  p483
Item 3 of 5Builder14 March 1952  p429
Item 4 of 5Builder21 April 1961  p780
Item 5 of 5RIBA Transactions1870  p125-8. List of William Burns works compiled by T L Donaldson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 5Courtesy of Glen PrideInformation sent to DMW Sent 2006
Item 3 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank Pride: F no5283 (Combined Box 68)
Item 5 of 5St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 1650, 1749

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