Basic Site Details

Name: Girvan Academy
Town, district or village: Girvan
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Perhaps further work by Cowie Torry & Partners?

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Girvan Higher Grade School  
Item 2 of 2Girvan Primary SchoolYesIn 2013

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 1Wesley Drive  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21938  Plans drawn up
Item 2 of 219481955Construction 

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 2William CowieArchitectA1938 Plans drawn up.
Item 2 of 2William CowieArchitectB19481949Construction - not completed until 1955, after Cowie's death

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University PressP342
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p563
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Cowie: F no3150 (box 17)