Basic Site Details

Name: Prestonhall Board School
Town, district or village: Glenrothes
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2New Preston CentreYes 
Item 2 of 2Preston School  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618751876  
Item 2 of 6March 1875  Tracings of plans sent to Educational Board in London for approval
Item 3 of 61875  Working plans and details of fittings prepared
Item 4 of 61894  Covered playsheds added
Item 5 of 61909  New retiring room for teachers
Item 6 of 620 October 1961 Scheme acceptedfor conversion of Preston School into a youth centre as an estimated cost of 10,940 including equipment and layout of the surrounding area per Builder p754


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 8James AitkenArchitectA18751876 
Item 2 of 8Moffatt & Aitken (or Moffat & Aitken)Architectural practiceA18751876 
Item 3 of 8William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectA18751876 
Item 4 of 8James Ross GillespieArchitectB1894 Covered playsheds added
Item 5 of 8James ScottArchitectB1894 Covered playsheds added - as assistant
Item 6 of 8Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1910 New retiring room for teachers
Item 7 of 8James Ross GillespieArchitectC1910 New retiring room for teachers
Item 8 of 8James ScottArchitectC1910 New retiring room for teachers


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p234

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 October 1961  p754

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)William Lambie Moffatt Cash Book 1859-1881 GD 1/412/1 p51
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundles nos 554, 1103