Basic Site Details

Name: Hawick Higher Grade School
Town, district or village: Hawick
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Buccleuch Higher Grade School Renamed 1915 Hawick Higher Grade School
Item 2 of 2Hawick 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 1Hawick Higher Grade school, Buccleuch StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71908  Rebuilt
Item 2 of 71915  Name changed to Hawick Higher Grade School (from Buccleuch Higher Grade)
Item 3 of 719261928 Rebuilt by Carfrae after devastating fire
Item 4 of 711 April 1952 * AdditionCounty Council propose extensions to technical subjects block
Item 5 of 75 September 1952 * AdditionCounty Council to have 16,650 extension carried out
Item 6 of 723 January 1953 * AdditionPlans in hand for additions, est. cost 15,500
Item 7 of 727 March 1953 * Scheme acceptedDean of Guild Court approval given for additional block for technical subjects, est. cost 13,500

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4Joseph BlaikieArchitect 1908 Built
Item 2 of 4John Alexander CarfraeArchitect 19261928Carfrae in independent practice
Item 3 of 4Harry ('Henry') Kerr MacdonaldArchitect 1952 * Addition (Builder (5 Sept 1952, 349) refers to his involvement in the scheme costing 16,650)
Item 4 of 4S W MilneArchitect 23 January 1953 * Plans in hand for additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp354

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder11 April 1952  p573
Item 2 of 5Builder5 September 1952  p349
Item 3 of 5Builder23 January 1953  p177
Item 4 of 5Builder27 March 1953  p509
Item 5 of 5RIBA Journal1947 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 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSBuildings of Scotland Research Notes (for published volumes)