Basic Site Details

Name: Wallace Hall Academy
Town, district or village: Closeburn
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Wallacehall Academy  
Item 2 of 2Wallacehall Assessment CentreYes 

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 717241729Build/constructionOriginal school & house by William Luckup (or Lukup?) is now the rear wing of the 1795 part.
Item 2 of 71777 Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 71795 Build/constructionNew section - which is the present main block.
Item 4 of 71842 RedevelopmentNewall remodelled the 1724 and 1795 parts?
Item 5 of 71882  Alterations incorporating earlier blocks by William Lukup and Walter Newall
Item 6 of 719061907 Further work
Item 7 of 71909  Alterations


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 9William Lukup A17241729Original school and schoolhouse
Item 2 of 9Walter Newall B1842 Alterations
Item 3 of 9James Barbour C1882 Alterations
Item 4 of 9Barbour & Bowie D19061907Further work
Item 5 of 9James Barbour D19061907Further work
Item 6 of 9John McLintock Bowie D19061907Further work
Item 7 of 9Barbour & Bowie E1909 Alterations
Item 8 of 9James Barbour E1909 Alterations
Item 9 of 9John McLintock Bowie E1909 Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p183
Item 2 of 4MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 
Item 3 of 4Obituary notice Obituary notice pasted in back of 'The King's Castle of Dumfries' by James Barbour  James Barbour obituary notice
Item 4 of 4Ramage1876Drumlanrig and the Douglases  pp270-303

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News17 December 1909  p xvi - contracts open

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 915, 630 and 1080
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3953