Basic Site Details

Name: Linlithgow Academy
Town, district or village: Linlithgow
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The Linlithgow new academy is now nearing completion and is expected to be ready for occupation in April next. The style of the building is Scottish Baronial simply treated, and the outstanding features are two circular towers at the principal entrances, afyer the style of the round towers at Holyrood and Falkland Palaces. The building will be furnished with large and airy classrooms, and provided with science lecture room, laboratory and cooking room, all fully equipped with the best appliances. The estimated cost of the building is 7,000. The architect is Mr J Graham Fairley Edinburgh. [British Architect 3 January 1902 Page 18]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Low Port 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 1Blackness RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319001902  
Item 2 of 3April 1902 OpenedScheduled completion
Item 3 of 3c. 1930  Additions at rear


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 1James Graham FairleyArchitect 19001902 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1901 part 1 p84
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p303
Item 3 of 3RSA1901   630

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect3 January 1902  p18
Item 2 of 3Building News3 January 1902  p47 with notes
Item 3 of 3RIBA Journal7 July 1934v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp890 - obituary of James Graham Fairley

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37358