Basic Site Details

Name: Dirleton School
Town, district or village: Dirleton
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The Building News of 27 September 1912 gave a description:

'The new building is at the west end of the village and consists of three classrooms, whilst there are also a room for practical cookery and woodwork room and a teachers’ room. Accommodation is provided in the new school for 132 pupils. A feature of the school is a large verandah where teaching in the summer will be practically in the open-air with a roof overhead.'
Approximate cost £3,800

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dirleton Primary SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 2Dirleton Village School Listed building notice

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 1Dirleton Road (B1345) Opposite Chapelhill


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119101912  


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 1John Alexander CarfraeArchitect 19101912Carfrae as School Board architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News27 September 1912  p432
Item 2 of 2RIBA 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 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1499