Basic Site Details

Name: Chalmers School
Town, district or village: Turriff
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Turriff
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Chalmers Infants' School  
Item 2 of 3Infant School  
Item 3 of 3Volunteer Drill Hall  

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 1Fife StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318611862Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31900 Alteration/conversionConverted to Volunteer Drill Hall
Item 3 of 3c. 1938 ClosedDrill Hall closed


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 4James DuncanArchitectA  Additions - date unknown
Item 2 of 4James Duncan & SonArchitectural practiceA  Additions - date unknown
Item 3 of 4William Liddle DuncanArchitectA  Additions - date unknown
Item 4 of 4James MatthewsArchitectA18611862 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal10 April 1861   
Item 2 of 2Aberdeen Journal7 May 1862   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen City ArchivesDuncan and Munro Collection Date and details not recorded