Basic Site Details

Name: Primary School
Town, district or village: Thornton
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Thornton Primary School  
Item 2 of 2Thornton 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 1Station RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61902  School proposed
Item 2 of 61904   
Item 3 of 61910  Fittings in joinery and physics workshops
Item 4 of 61914  Further work? ('tracing' for unknown purpose)
Item 5 of 61938  Rear additions
Item 6 of 619431947Plans datedTemporary buildings.

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 15Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA1904  
Item 2 of 15James Ross GillespieArchitectA1904  
Item 3 of 15James ScottArchitectA1904  
Item 4 of 15Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1910 Fittings in joinery and physics workshops
Item 5 of 15James Ross GillespieArchitectC1910 Fittings in joinery and physics workshops
Item 6 of 15James ScottArchitectC1910 Fittings in joinery and physics workshops
Item 7 of 15Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceB1914 Further work? ('tracing' for unknown purpose)
Item 8 of 15James Ross GillespieArchitectB1914 Further work? ('tracing' for unknown purpose)
Item 9 of 15James ScottArchitectB1914 Further work? ('tracing' for unknown purpose)
Item 10 of 15George SandilandsArchitect 1938 Rear additions
Item 11 of 15Andrew David HaxtonArchitectC19431947Temporary school buildings - in conjunction with Ministry of Works and Scottish Education Department.
Item 12 of 15H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceC19431947Temporary school buildings - in conjunction with Haxton & Watson and Scottish Education Department.
Item 13 of 15Scottish Education Department Architects C19431947Temporary school buildings - in conjunction with Haxton & Watson and Ministry of Works.
Item 14 of 15Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectC19451947Temporary school buildings - in conjunction with Ministry of Works and Scottish Education Department (begun by Haxton alone, completed in partnership).
Item 15 of 15Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceC19451947Temporary school buildings - in conjunction with Ministry of Works and Scottish Education Department (begun by Haxton alone, completed in partnership).

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cunningham, A Markinch  p27
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p418

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder CVII p88
Item 2 of 2Builder LXXXVII p468

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1940/16/1, HW 1940/17/1-9
Item 2 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore245987 
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundles nos 488, 791 (sent to Education Authority), 1107, 1113, 1362, 1503