Basic Site Details

Name: Agricultural & Technical College, Cupar
Town, district or village: Cupar
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Estimated at 522,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Elmwood Agricultural and Technical College  
Item 2 of 2Elmwood CollegeYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 325 March 1966 Scheme accepted 
Item 2 of 319711972Build/construction 
Item 3 of 3Late 1970s or 1980s(?) Alterations and additions 


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 4Robert Sorley LawrieArchitect 19711972as County Architect - nominally in charge but Cowieson was the designer.
Item 2 of 4Fife County Education Architect's DepartmentArchitectA19711972With Cowieson as project architect
Item 3 of 4John Ramsay CowiesonArchitectA19711972As project architect with Fife County Education Architects Department
Item 4 of 4John Ramsay CowiesonArchitectbLate 1970s or 1980s Alterations and additions

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Scheme for Further Education Colleges, FifeEducation Committee approved 4m expenditure over 3 years (1966)

Projects to include an agricultural and technical college at Elmwood, two technical colleges, an institute of physical and recreational education and 9 libraries

[407489] assumed to be part of this scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p163

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building25 March 1966  p.170

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