Basic Site Details

Name: Gavinburn Board Schools at Clydebank
Town, district or village: Old Kilpatrick
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: £3,500. 14 entrants in 1886 competition.

Further additions in 1904 at a cost of approx £2,200

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218851886Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21904 Addition 

People

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 10Robert TurnbullArchitectA18851886Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 10Thomson & Turnbull (or A Thomson & Turnbull)Architectural practiceA18851886Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 10F & G HolmeArchitectural practiceB1886 Competition design - placed second (in collaboration with James A Mercer)
Item 4 of 10Francis Usher HolmeArchitectB1886 Competition design - placed second (in collaboration with James A Mercer)
Item 5 of 10George HolmeArchitectB1886 Competition design - placed second (in collaboration with James A Mercer)
Item 6 of 10James S A MercerArchitectB1886 Competition design - placed second (in collaboration with F & G Holme)
Item 7 of 10Alexander Thomson TurnbullArchitectC1904 Additions
Item 8 of 10Robert TurnbullArchitectC1904 additions
Item 9 of 10Thomas Reid PeacockArchitectC1904 Additions
Item 10 of 10Thomson, Turnbull & PeacockArchitectural practiceC1904 Additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6British Architect30 April 1886   
Item 2 of 6British Architect19 August 1904  Page viii - contracts open for additions
Item 3 of 6British Architect9 September 1904  Page x - tenders for additions
Item 4 of 6BuilderLate 1885XLIX p412
Item 5 of 6BuilderEarly 1886L p689
Item 6 of 6Building News30 April 1886