Basic Site Details

Name: Montrose Academy
Town, district or village: Montrose
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Logan drawings at the Acedemy.

No reference for John Sim work - check

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 89 July 1814 Contracts advertised 
Item 2 of 81815 Build/constructionOriginal building
Item 3 of 81841  Screen
Item 4 of 81889  Wings added
Item 5 of 8Before 1889  Original building
Item 6 of 81891  Additions
Item 7 of 819601961AdditionLarge courtyard extension behind the 19th century buildings
Item 8 of 819871990Build/constructionPrimary Department added - joined by bridges to 1960s extension


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 6David LoganArchitectA1815 Original building
Item 2 of 6David LoganArchitectB1841 Screen. This must be a different David Logan? Cannot be his nephew as he died in 1839.
Item 3 of 6William MiddletonArchitect 1889 Wings added
Item 4 of 6John SimArchitect 1891 Additions (now removed)
Item 5 of 6Angus County Council Architect's Department (later Angus Council Architects' Department)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)F19601961Large courtyard extension behind the 19th century buildings
Item 6 of 6Tayside Regional CouncilArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)K19871990Primary Department added - joined by bridges to 1960s extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep625-6

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Caledonian Mercury9 July 1814   
Item 2 of 2Dundee Advertiser23 May 1889   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38207