Basic Site Details

Name: Rothesay Academy and Thomson Institute
Town, district or village: Rothesay
Island: Bute
City or county: Bute
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Most of the original building (by John Russell Thomson) is demolished; only two arches remain, incorporated into a 1956-9 rebuilding.

Additions of 1893/1911 cost 4,500

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Westland RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218691870 Original building
Item 2 of 219361938 New wing


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 3John Russell ThomsonArchitect, Engineer 18691870Original building
Item 2 of 3Andrew Morell McKinlayArchitectBAfter 1893Before 1911Additions to Secondary School
Item 3 of 3Andrew Morell McKinlayArchitectA19361938New wing


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p621

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1936Jan-Jun p314
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News1939Jan-Jun p190

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew McKinlay: L v19 no 1433 (1893/1911 additions)