Basic Site Details

Name: Schools, West Carron
Town, district or village: Carron
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 6 entrants in competition. Cost: £6,700.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Carron Primary School  
Item 2 of 2Carron SchoolYes 

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 1Alloa RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218981899  
Item 2 of 215 February 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'plans in hand for reconstruction at three schools' per Builder p 344


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 6Ebeneezer SimpsonArchitect 1898 Competition design - placed third
Item 2 of 6James StrangArchitect 1898 Competition design - placed second
Item 3 of 6Andrew McLuckieArchitectA18981899Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 6McLuckie & WalkerArchitectural practiceA18981899Won competition and secured job
Item 5 of 6Ronald WalkerArchitectA18981899Won competition and secured job
Item 6 of 6Alexander Jamieson SmithArchitect 15 February 1957 Builder p 344


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp311
Item 2 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderEarly 1898LXXIV p397
Item 2 of 2Builder15 February 1957  p 344

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Alex Adamson