Basic Site Details

Name: Senior School
Town, district or village: West Calder
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Uncertain if this competition ever came to fruition - was the new building executed? Perhaps simply alterations made.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1West Calder Infants SchoolYesPresumed to be on same site

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 31896 Design exhibitedDesign exhibited at RA
Item 2 of 31897  Design exhibited
Item 3 of 3After 1902Before 1912 Extensions


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 6George Washington Browne A1897 Design exhibited
Item 2 of 6John More Dick Peddie A1897 Design exhibited
Item 3 of 6Peddie & Washington Browne A1897 Design exhibited
Item 4 of 6James Graham Fairley B1897 Design exhibited
Item 5 of 6Robert Matthew Mitchell B1897 As assistant to Fairley - perhaps working on new design or alterations?
Item 6 of 6William Baillie  After 1902Before 1912Extensions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1897 part 1 p65
Item 2 of 4Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1896, no 1661
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1898   267
Item 4 of 4RSA1897   498

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Baillie: L v23 no1841; Robert Matthew Mitchell: Lv19 no1466