Basic Site Details

Name: Geddes Institution
Town, district or village: Culross
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Founded by Patrick Geddes. The school became too small and was replaced by a new school built to the east of the United Free Church (now Cunninghame House) in 1859 by Miss Janet Davidson, although this later school has since been replaced and knocked down. Geddes House is now converted into flats.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Geddes HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Institute  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1800   
Item 2 of 31895  Reconstruction
Item 3 of 3February 1896 Advertisement for tendersAdditions


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 1John HoustonArchitect 1896 Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cunningham, Andrew S1910Culross: past and present Levenp 62
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p 154

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect14 February 1896LV Supplement, p 9
Item 2 of 2Dunfermline Journal8 February 1896   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register23968Culross, Geddes House Including Garden Walls