Basic Site Details

Name: Wick High School
Town, district or village: Wick
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Extensions of 1959 cost 300,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Wick Higher Grade School  

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 1West Banks AvenueYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5December 1908 Plans dated 
Item 2 of 51909  Building works commenced July 1909
Item 3 of 5c. 1934c. September 1935 Plans dated for extension
Item 4 of 5c. 1936c. 1939 Alterations - job books, specification and plans dated
Item 5 of 5After 1974Before 1977Build/constructionNew 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 13D & J R McMillanArchitectural practiceA1909  
Item 2 of 13Duncan McMillanArchitectA1909  
Item 3 of 13John Ross McMillanArchitectA1909  
Item 4 of 13Archibald James BaxterArchitectBc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 5 of 13Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectBc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 6 of 13James Constable LeedArchitectBc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 7 of 13Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceBc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 8 of 13Eric Hall & Partners (Eric W Hall & Partners)Architectural practiceE1959 Extensions
Item 9 of 13Eric Walker HallArchitectE1959 Extensions
Item 10 of 13William Alistair MillerArchitectE1959 Extensions - responsible for detailing and supervision of extensions.
Item 11 of 13George Watt & StewartArchitectural practiceDAfter 1974Before 1977New buildings?
Item 12 of 13William R MichieArchitectDAfter 1974Before 1977New buildings?
Item 13 of 13William Rollo MilneArchitectDAfter 1974Before 1977New buildings?

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp142

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder31 July 1909  p137 Building works commenced

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of William Rollo MilneInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent June 2012
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51803 
Item 3 of 3North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1930/1/1-5, 1930/127/1-24