Basic Site Details

Name: McLean School, Baldbridgeburn
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 8,200. Cost of 1914 work c.6,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mclean Institute  
Item 2 of 2McLean Primary SchoolYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 723 March 1895 Advertisement for tenders 
Item 2 of 71896   
Item 3 of 730 September 1896 Opened 
Item 4 of 719131914 Extension to north - infant department
Item 5 of 721 February 1914 Advertisement for tendersExtension
Item 6 of 71915 OpenedExtension
Item 7 of 71946 Alterations and additions(?) 


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 6Andrew Scobie A1896  
Item 2 of 6James Stedman A1896 As assistant to Andrew Scobie
Item 3 of 6Andrew Scobie B19131914Extension to north - infant department
Item 4 of 6James Grant Shearer D1946 Alterations?
Item 5 of 6D Oliver E1980s(?) Alterations and additions - as architectural technician with Fife Regional Council (private contractor however)
Item 6 of 6Fife Regional Council (later Fife Council) Architectural Services E1980s With David Oliver in charge of project (private contractor)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p190
Item 2 of 2Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp17

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Builder LXXI p295
Item 2 of 7Building News LXXI p522
Item 3 of 7Building News26 March 1915CVIII p369
Item 4 of 7Dunfermline Journal23 March 1895   
Item 5 of 7Dunfermline Journal20 June 1896   
Item 6 of 7Dunfermline Journal21 February 1914   
Item 7 of 7Dunfermline Journal4 April 1914   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 5Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folders Nos 3509 and 3535
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46880 
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA E4791 
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Stedman: L v25 no2099