Basic Site Details

Name: Gordon Schools
Town, district or village: Huntly
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Architect's model in school

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318391841 Original building by Archibald Simpson
Item 2 of 31888  Additions
Item 3 of 31910 AdditionAdditions to Higher Grade School


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 7Archibald SimpsonArchitect 18391841 
Item 2 of 7Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1888 Additions
Item 3 of 7James MatthewsArchitectA1888 Additions
Item 4 of 7Matthews & MackenzieArchitectural practiceA1888 Additions
Item 5 of 7James Brown NicolArchitectB1910 Addition of Higher Grade School
Item 6 of 7Kelly & NicolArchitectural practiceB1910 Addition of Higher Grade School
Item 7 of 7William KellyArchitectB1910 Addition of Higher Grade School


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gordon, Duchess oforiginal client


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Fraser, G M1918Archibald Simpson Architect and his times Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 5 April to 11 October 1918xxi
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp531-532

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen Journal1918  Uncertain what this is (from HS)
Item 2 of 4Architect3 February 1888  Supplement
Item 3 of 4Builder30 April 1910  p505 - contracts
Item 4 of 4Building News29 April 1910  p606 - contracts

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34943 
Item 2 of 2Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)