Basic Site Details

Name: King's Park Burgh School
Town, district or village: Dalkeith
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Built to accommodate 600 pupils.

Cost of addition 15,000

Alternative Names

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

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 1Croft StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41902 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 41903   
Item 3 of 41925 Build/constructionTwo storey block to west added
Item 4 of 421 December 1926 OpenedAddition opened


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 3Thomas Tolmie PatersonArchitect 19021903 
Item 2 of 3William ScottArchitect 1925 Two-storey block to west added
Item 3 of 3Midlothian Education Authority Architect's DepartmentArchitectural practiceA1926 With Scott as Education Architect


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Midlothian Education CommitteeFor 1925 extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1902 part 1 pp68-69
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p164
Item 3 of 3RSA1902   746

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder1 May 1925  p695 - tenders
Item 2 of 3Dalkeith Advertiser23 December 1926   
Item 3 of 3Scotsman21 December 1926   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24341 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Tolmie Paterson: F no1379 (microfilm reel 12)