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Basic Site Details

Name: Madras Infant School
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Notes: Built 'gratis'.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1West Infant School  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Mary's Place, Market StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21844   
Item 2 of 218931894 Addition of wing towards street


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 NixonArchitect 1844  
Item 2 of 3David HenryArchitectB18931894Addition of wing towards street
Item 3 of 3Hall & HenryArchitectural practiceB18931894Addition of wing towards street


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Playfair, Provost 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Cant, Ronald Gordon1967St Andrews Architects, II St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report, 1967p 12
Item 2 of 5Cant, Ronald Gordon1980Public Buildings of St Andrews II St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report, 1980p 14
Item 3 of 5Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 596 & 707
Item 4 of 5Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p 42
Item 5 of 5Roger, Charles1849History of St Andrews  p 141

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40750 


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