Basic Site Details

Name: Leith Academy and Technical College
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Accommodated 2038 pupils and cost 33,137.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Leith Academy Primary SchoolYes 

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 1St Andrew PlaceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318951898  
Item 2 of 31920  Gymnasium added
Item 3 of 31930  Tenders sought - alterations and additions

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 3George CraigArchitectA18951898 
Item 2 of 3George CraigArchitectB1920 Gymnasium added
Item 3 of 3Ebenezer James MacRaeArchitect 1931 Alterations and additions

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp463-464

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder26 July 1931CXLI p1161

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27877 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Craig: L v17 no1200