Basic Site Details

Name: Auchmuty High School
Town, district or village: Glenrothes
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Auchmuty Secondary School  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219541957Build/construction 
Item 2 of 29 August 1957 Build/construction'complet[ed]....Main contractors for the school were Charles Gray (Builders), Ltd., of Dundee, and cost was in the region of ₤240,000.' per Builder p262


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 5Glenrothes Development Corporation (or Glenrothes New Town Development Corporation)Architectural practiceA19541957 
Item 2 of 5Peter TintoArchitectA19541957As Chief Architect of Glenrothes Development Corporation
Item 3 of 5Donald George BeatonArchitectB19541957Gavin McConnell and former colleagues attribute Phase 2 of this school to Beaton.
Item 4 of 5Fife County Education Architect's DepartmentArchitectB/DEarly 1950s  
Item 5 of 5Frank SprosonArchitectDEarly 1950s Gavin McConnell and former colleagues attribute Phase 1 of this school to Sproson who was leader of one of the teams.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glenrothes Development Corporation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p233
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p570

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder9 August 1957  'Progress at Glenrothes: Private Buildings', p262

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard