Basic Site Details

Name: Coatbridge Board School
Town, district or village: Whifflet, Coatbridge
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: 32 competition entrants in total.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Whifflet Primary SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 3Whifflet Public SchoolYes 
Item 3 of 3Whifflet SchoolYes 

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 1School StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21886   
Item 2 of 21910  New block


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 4James HigginsArchitect 1886 Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 4Alexander DavidsonArchitectB1910 New block
Item 3 of 4James DavidsonArchitectB1910 New block
Item 4 of 4James Davidson & SonArchitectural practice, SurveyorsB1910 New block


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Old Monkland School Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2Peden, Allan1992The Monklands: an illustrated architectural guide RIASp58

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect16 April 1886   
Item 2 of 3Builder10 April 1886L p558
Item 3 of 3Building News9 April 1886   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register23022 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Davidson: L v17 no1217