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Basic Site Details

Name: Boroughmuir Higher Grade School (1st school)
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Boroughmuir School Annexe  
Item 2 of 3Burghmuir Higher Grade School as spelt in John Thomas Galletly's LRIBA nomination papers
Item 3 of 3James Gillespie's Girl's 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 1Boroughmuir Higher Grade School, Warrender Park CrescentYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11902   

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 4John Alexander CarfraeArchitectA1902 As School Board Architect
Item 2 of 4John Stuart SymeArchitectA1902 As chief assistant to John Alexander Carfrae, School Board Architect
Item 3 of 4John Thomas GalletlyArchitectA1902 As principal assistant to John Alexander Carfrae, School Board Architect
Item 4 of 4Victor James de SpiganoviczArchitectA1902 As assistant to John Alexander Carfrae, School Board Architect

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh School Board 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1903   406

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 December 1902LXXXIII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27968 
Item 2 of 3Historic ScotlandClive Fenton, Research report for James Gillespie's High School for Girls, 2010  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Alexander Carfrae: L v10 no564 (microfilm reel 32); John Thomas Galletly: L v17 no1276; Victor James de Spiganovicz: L v20 no1597; John Stuart Syme: L v13 no858

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