Basic Site Details

Name: Oaklea
Town, district or village: Galashiels
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Borders CollegeYes 
Item 2 of 2Galashiels AcademyYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Melrose RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31860  Original villa, "Oaklea House."
Item 2 of 319081910 Conversion for use by school.
Opened Saturday 17 December 1910
Item 3 of 319391942 Library hall and primary department added

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 4J & J HallArchitectural practice 19081910Conversion of villa to school
Item 2 of 4John HallArchitect 19081910Conversion of villa to school
Item 3 of 4J & J HallArchitectural practiceB19391942Library hall and primary department added
Item 4 of 4John Campbell HallArchitectB19391942Library hall and primary department added - Joihn Campbell Hall may have still been involved in firm at this date

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp300

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News23 December 1910  p923