Basic Site Details

Name: Currie Board School
Town, district or village: Currie
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: William Baillie was awarded first premium in the competition.

The plans show an architectural design of square-dressed rubble masonry with dressings of red Dumfrieshire sandstone and roofed with green slates. The school provides accommodation for 206 pupils with central hall, cloak rooms, teachers’ room etc. The estimated cost is £2,676. {British Architect 15 May 1903 Page 347]

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 11903 Competition results announced 


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 1William Baillie  1903 Won competition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p149
Item 2 of 2RSA1907   388

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect15 May 1903  p347
Item 2 of 2British Architect17 July 1903  Page viii- contracts open

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