Basic Site Details

Name: Baxter Institute for Female Education
Town, district or village: Cupar
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Builders: Fernie & Finlay of Cupar. Cost of 1929 remodelling and extension: c. 20,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Bell Baxter SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 3Bell-Baxter SchoolYes 
Item 3 of 3Madras Academy  

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 PortYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31871  Building begun
Item 2 of 318891890 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 31929  Remodelling and extension to west


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 5John Milne A1871 Begun
Item 2 of 5George Gordon Maclaren B18891890Reconstruction
Item 3 of 5James Maclaren B18891890Reconstruction
Item 4 of 5James Maclaren & Son B18891890Reconstruction
Item 5 of 5George Sandilands  1929 Remodelling and extension to west


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p163
Item 2 of 2Groome, Francis H1883Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect1871VI p 35
Item 2 of 5Builder29 November 1929CXXXVII p 935
Item 3 of 5Builder27 December 1929CXXXVII p 1129
Item 4 of 5Building News1889LVII p 858
Item 5 of 5Dundee Advertiser27 August 1890   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24280Bell Baxter School Annexe Lover's Lane