Basic Site Details

Name: Trinity College Glenalmond
Town, district or village: Glenalmond
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Altar in chapel executed by James Powell & Sons.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glenalmond CollegeYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1School  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1518431851 North and west wings and chapel
Item 2 of 158 September 1846 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 1518611863 Hall - redesign of original scheme
Item 4 of 1518921893 Rebuilding after fire of block between chapel and hall, new wing and laboratories
Item 5 of 151901  Altar in chapel
Item 6 of 1519041906 Library
Item 7 of 151911  Cricket pavilion
Item 8 of 1519181923 War memorial, reredos and panelling
Item 9 of 1519241925 Eastern extension of N range (the Matheson building)
Item 10 of 1519261927 Gladstone Cloister
Item 11 of 1519341939 Various schemes for additions, partially executed
Item 12 of 1519351936 Warden's house, addition
Item 13 of 1519381939 Neish Memorial
Item 14 of 151957 AdditionExtension at E end of N range
Item 15 of 151975 RestorationFrom 1975 onwards

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 29John HendersonArchitect 18431851Also design of hall
Item 2 of 29(Sir) George Gilbert ScottArchitect, Architectural practice 18611863Revised design of hall in execution
Item 3 of 29George HendersonArchitectA18921893Rebuilding after fire of block between chapel and hall, new wing and laboratories
Item 4 of 29Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceA18921893Rebuilding after fire of block between chapel and hall, new wing and laboratories
Item 5 of 29Andrew Granger Heiton (or Andrew H Heiton Granger)Architect 19041906Library
Item 6 of 29Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectF1911 Cricket pavilion
Item 7 of 29John Donald MillsArchitectF1911 Cricket pavilion
Item 8 of 29Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceF1911 Cricket pavilion
Item 9 of 29Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectD19241925Eastern extension of N range (the Matheson building)
Item 10 of 29John Donald MillsArchitectD19241925Eastern extension of N range (the Matheson building)
Item 11 of 29Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceD19241925Eastern extension of N range (the Matheson building)
Item 12 of 29Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectC19261927Gladstone Cloister
Item 13 of 29John Donald MillsArchitectC19261927Gladstone Cloister
Item 14 of 29Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceC19261927Gladstone Cloister
Item 15 of 29(Colonel) Herbert Morgan SmailArchitectB19341939Various schemes for additions, partially executed
Item 16 of 29Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectB1934Before 1937Various schemes for additions, partially executed
Item 17 of 29John Donald MillsArchitectB19341939Various schemes for additions, partially executed
Item 18 of 29Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceB19341939Various schemes for additions, partially executed
Item 19 of 29Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectE19351936Warden's house addition
Item 20 of 29John Donald MillsArchitectE19351936Warden's house addition
Item 21 of 29Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceE19351936Warden's house addition
Item 22 of 29(Sir) John Ninian ComperArchitectE19381939Neish Memorial
Item 23 of 29(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectT1957 Extension at E end of N range
Item 24 of 29Andrew RentonArchitectT1957 Extension at E end of N range
Item 25 of 29Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceT1957 Extension at E end of N range
Item 26 of 29John Hardie GloverArchitectT1957 Extension at E end of N range
Item 27 of 29Peter Scott FergusonArchitectT1957 Extension at E end of N range
Item 28 of 29Honeyman, Jack & RobertsonArchitectural practiceS1975 Fromn 1975 onwards. Restoration.
Item 29 of 29Robert Hill McEachernArchitectS1975 Restoration from 1975 onwards. Job architect.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, Chapel 
Item 2 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, gymnasium 
Item 3 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, Infectious Diseases Wing 
Item 4 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, Lodge 
Item 5 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, Reid's House 
Item 6 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, SanatoriumCost 1300
Item 7 of 9Trinity College Glenalmond, South African Memorial LibraryIn chapel. Executed by James Powell & Sons.
Item 8 of 9Trinity College, Glenalmond, Gannochy Hall 
Item 9 of 9Trinity College, Glenalmond, Music School 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p52
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp383-9
Item 3 of 4Lyttel, E S Trinity College   
Item 4 of 4St Quentin, G Trinity College   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1935Jul-Dec p116
Item 2 of 4Ecclesiologist1847VIII p138
Item 3 of 4Ecclesiologist1848IX pp9-13
Item 4 of 4Ecclesiologist1859XX pp383-384

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register17869 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Mills & Shepherd work
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHay and Henderson Collection HH6/57-61