Basic Site Details

Name: Wick High School
Town, district or village: Wick
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Extensions of 1959 cost 300,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Wick Higher Grade School  

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 1West Banks AvenueYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5December 1908 Plans dated 
Item 2 of 51909  Building works commenced July 1909
Item 3 of 5c. 1934c. September 1935 Plans dated for extension
Item 4 of 5c. 1936c. 1939 Alterations - job books, specification and plans dated
Item 5 of 5After 1974Before 1977Build/constructionNew buildings?


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 13D & J R McMillan A1909  
Item 2 of 13Duncan McMillan A1909  
Item 3 of 13John Ross McMillan A1909  
Item 4 of 13Archibald James Baxter Bc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 5 of 13Hugh Sinclair Macdonald Bc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 6 of 13James Constable Leed Bc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 7 of 13Sinclair Macdonald & Son Bc. 1934c. 1939Alterations
Item 8 of 13Eric Hall & Partners (Eric W Hall & Partners) E1959 Extensions
Item 9 of 13Eric Walker Hall E1959 Extensions
Item 10 of 13William Alistair Miller E1959 Extensions - responsible for detailing and supervision of extensions.
Item 11 of 13George Watt & Stewart DAfter 1974Before 1977New buildings?
Item 12 of 13William R Michie DAfter 1974Before 1977New buildings?
Item 13 of 13William Rollo Milne DAfter 1974Before 1977New buildings?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp142

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder31 July 1909  p137 Building works commenced

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of William Rollo MilneInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent June 2012
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51803 
Item 3 of 3North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1930/1/1-5, 1930/127/1-24