Basic Site Details

Name: York Street School
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cam HouseYes 
Item 2 of 2York Street Nursery School  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2School  
Item 2 of 2Nursery School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1York Street(?)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31881  Building dated
Item 2 of 33 March 1881  Plans passed
Item 3 of 330 June 1892  Plans passed for additions


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 5Arthur ClyneArchitectA1881After 1882(?) 
Item 2 of 5John Bridgeford PirieArchitectA1881After 1882(?) 
Item 3 of 5Pirie & ClyneArchitectural practiceA1881After 1882(?) 
Item 4 of 5Alexander LorimerArchitectA1882 Probably involved, as apprentice to Pirie & Clyne
Item 5 of 5Arthur ClyneArchitectB1892 Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp139
Item 2 of 2MacInnes, Ranald1992The Aberdeen guide  p202

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes 3 March 1881, 10 June 1892
Item 2 of 4Aberdeen City Archives (copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Town Council Minutes 3 March 1881, 16 August 1886, 18 July 1892
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46278 
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425 ('public schools, Aberdeen')