Basic Site Details

Name: Waid Academy
Town, district or village: Anstruther Easter
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1909 additions 1,600

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 1St Andrews RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618841886  
Item 2 of 630 August 1886 OpenedBuilding News gives this date
Item 3 of 66 September 1886 OpenedGroome and Gourlay
Item 4 of 61909 Journal referenceAdditions
Item 5 of 61930  East additions
Item 6 of 61956 AdditionE additions in concrete


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 8David Henry A18841886 
Item 2 of 8Hall & Henry A18841886 
Item 3 of 8J & T W Currie B1909 Additions
Item 4 of 8John Currie B1909 Additions
Item 5 of 8Thomas W Currie B1909 Additions
Item 6 of 8George Sandilands  1930 East additions
Item 7 of 8Douglas Gordon McKellar Adam D1956 Additions to E - as project architect with Fife County Education Architects Department
Item 8 of 8Fife County Education Architect's Department D1956 Concrete additions to E


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p40
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p71 (for all phases of work)
Item 3 of 3Gourlay Anstruther  p65

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder16 May 1930CXXXVIII p981
Item 2 of 2Building News LI p365

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register52345