Basic Site Details

Name: Annan Academy
Town, district or village: Annan
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'new' Academy proposed in 1960 on different site, which is not identified by Builder; admin and support buildings to be on this site - CHECK

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Annan Academy, Station RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618941896 Won in competition
Item 2 of 6Before 19061907 Detached block to SE added
Item 3 of 630 October 1959 Scheme accepted'Dumfries EC have approved extension to Annan Academy as senior sec. sch. Est. cost 62,000' per Builder p558
Item 4 of 621 October 1960 Scheme acceptedfor replacement of existing Academy buildings with new administrative, technical and gymnasium blocks; new six-storey classroom block to be built on a new site per Builder p765
Item 5 of 619641969AdditionExtensive additions
Item 6 of 619811982AdditionSwimming pool


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 3Francis (Frank) James Chambers Carruthers A18941896Won in competition
Item 2 of 3Henry Edward Clifford BBefore 19061907Detached block to SE added
Item 3 of 3Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council Property Services E19811982Swimming pool


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Annan School Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p97

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder30 October 1959  p558
Item 2 of 2Builder21 October 1960  'Six-Storey Academy for Annan' p765

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21126 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank James Chamber Carruthers: F v17 p85 no1139 (microfilm reel 12); Henry Edward Clifford: F v17 p5 no1099 (microfilm reel 12)