Basic Site Details

Name: McLean School, Baldbridgeburn
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 8,200. Cost of 1914 work c.6,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mclean Institute  
Item 2 of 2McLean Primary SchoolYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 723 March 1895 Advertisement for tenders 
Item 2 of 71896   
Item 3 of 730 September 1896 Opened 
Item 4 of 719131914 Extension to north - infant department
Item 5 of 721 February 1914 Advertisement for tendersExtension
Item 6 of 71915 OpenedExtension
Item 7 of 71946 Alterations and 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 6Andrew ScobieArchitectA1896  
Item 2 of 6James StedmanArchitectA1896 As assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 3 of 6Andrew ScobieArchitectB19131914Extension to north - infant department
Item 4 of 6James Grant ShearerArchitectD1946 Alterations?
Item 5 of 6D OliverArchitectE1980s(?) Alterations and additions - as architectural technician with Fife Regional Council (private contractor however)
Item 6 of 6Fife Regional Council (later Fife Council) Architectural ServicesArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)E1980s With David Oliver in charge of project (private contractor)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p190
Item 2 of 2Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp17

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Builder LXXI p295
Item 2 of 7Building News LXXI p522
Item 3 of 7Building News26 March 1915CVIII p369
Item 4 of 7Dunfermline Journal23 March 1895   
Item 5 of 7Dunfermline Journal20 June 1896   
Item 6 of 7Dunfermline Journal21 February 1914   
Item 7 of 7Dunfermline Journal4 April 1914   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 5Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folders Nos 3509 and 3535
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46880 
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA E4791 
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Stedman: L v25 no2099