Basic Site Details

Name: St Leonard's Hall
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4St Andrews School for Girls, Bishop's Hall  
Item 2 of 4St Andrews School for Girls, Bishopshall  
Item 3 of 4St Leonard's School, Bishop's HallYes 
Item 4 of 4St Leonard's School, Bishopshall  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1318671868Construction 
Item 2 of 131887  Conversion into two school houses
Item 3 of 131888  Addition of porch to east house
Item 4 of 131890s  Addition of playshed
Item 5 of 131890s(?)  Plan of grounds
Item 6 of 131890  Date of tracings of hall
Item 7 of 131899  Additions and alterations
Item 8 of 131903  Plan of Bishopshall
Item 9 of 13c. 1909  Additions?
Item 10 of 131912  Additions
Item 11 of 131931  Proposed additions to Bishopshall
Item 12 of 131936  Additions to Bishopshall east and west
Item 13 of 131937  Additions


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 24Brown & WardropArchitectural practiceA18671869 
Item 2 of 24James Maitland WardropArchitectA18671869 
Item 3 of 24Thomas Brown IIArchitectA18671869 
Item 4 of 24James Ross GillespieArchitectB1888 Addition of porch to east house
Item 5 of 24James ScottArchitectB1888 Addition of porch to east house
Item 6 of 24Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1890s Addition of playshed
Item 7 of 24James Ross GillespieArchitectC1890s Addition of playshed
Item 8 of 24James ScottArchitectC1890s Addition of playshed
Item 9 of 24James Ross GillespieArchitectD1890s(?) Plan of grounds
Item 10 of 24James ScottArchitectD1890s(?) Plan of grounds
Item 11 of 24Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceE1899 Additions and alterations
Item 12 of 24James Ross GillespieArchitectE1899 Additions and alterations
Item 13 of 24James ScottArchitectE1899 Additions and alterations
Item 14 of 24Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceF1903 Plan of Bishopshall
Item 15 of 24James Ross GillespieArchitectF1903 Plan of Bishopshall
Item 16 of 24James ScottArchitectF1903 Plan of Bishopshall
Item 17 of 24(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1909 Alterations?
Item 18 of 24Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceGc. 1912(?) Additions
Item 19 of 24James Ross GillespieArchitectGc. 1912(?) Additions
Item 20 of 24James ScottArchitectGc. 1912(?) Additions
Item 21 of 24Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceH1931 Proposed additions to Bishopshall
Item 22 of 24James ScottArchitectH1931 Proposed additions to Bishopshall
Item 23 of 24Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceI1936 Additions to Bishopshall east and west
Item 24 of 24James ScottArchitectI1936 Additions to Bishopshall east and west


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Cant, Ronald Gordon The Kirk and College of St Leonard  p 6
Item 2 of 4Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p 60
Item 3 of 4St Andrews Preservation Trust1991Three Decades of Historical Notes  p26
Item 4 of 4St Leonards School St Leonards School 1877-1927 London: Humphrey Milford and Oxford: Oxford University Press 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1867XXV p 334
Item 2 of 2Building News1867XIV p 314

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, RCAHMSDrawings Collection UC 337-341
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR S/8
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 167, 224, 357, 537, 662, 682, 964, 1270, 1462, 1477, 1502, 1946, 2151, 2445