Basic Site Details

Name: Ludgate School
Town, district or village: Alloa
City or county: Clackmannanshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: These buildings have been entered as one because they were all on one site. The former Ludgate Infant School is listed at category C(S).

The other former Ludgate Infant School buildings situated toward the SW date from 1839 and the 1870s, with internal alterations carried out circa 1905 by George Kerr.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Alloa Academy  
Item 2 of 3Claremont Primary school Name moved when new school built on new site.
Item 3 of 3Claremont Workshops, North block Hall accommodation for Academy later part of Ludgate Infant 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 2Glasshouse LoanYes 
Item 2 of 2LudgateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1837   
Item 2 of 4Late 1800s Build/constructionHall added later converted to additional accommodation for Ludgate Infant School
Item 3 of 41905 Alterations and additionsCookery school added
Item 4 of 41910  Addition of north-east block


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 5Adam FrameArchitectCLate 1800s Originally built as hall space for Alloa Academy and converted to additional accommodation for Ludgate Infant School.
Item 2 of 5George Alexander KerrArchitectA1905 Cookery school block added
Item 3 of 5George Alexander KerrArchitectB1910 Addition of north-east block
Item 4 of 5Kerr & McCullochArchitectural practiceB1910 Addition of north-east block
Item 5 of 5William McCullochArchitectB1910 Addition of north-east block


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp141

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51392 
Item 2 of 2Per Adam SwanOffice list of jobs of George A Kerr