Basic Site Details

Name: Banff Academy
Town, district or village: Banff
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Banff Primary SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 3Wilson' s Academy  
Item 3 of 3Wilson's Institution  

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 1Institution TerraceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318361838 Original school by William Robertson
Item 2 of 318971898AdditionRebuilding and rear extension
Item 3 of 31923 Alteration/conversionReconstruction and additions

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 3William RobertsonArchitectA1836  
Item 2 of 3Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA18971898Rebuilding and rear extension
Item 3 of 3James WoodArchitect 1923 Reconstruction and additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5McKean, Charles1990Banff and Buchan: an illustrated guide  p17
Item 3 of 5New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  xiii, p55
Item 4 of 5Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp52-3, 85-86
Item 5 of 5Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness Courier20 April 1836   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22035 
Item 2 of 2Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)