Basic Site Details

Name: Kirkcaldy High School
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Notes: For 1,350 pupils. The High School is on two sites - Templehall Avenue and Dunnikier Way.

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 1Templehall Avenue  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31952 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 325 July 1952 * Scheme acceptedPlans approved by Fife Education Committee, with projected capacity of 1,400 pupils, at estimated cost of 250,000
Item 3 of 329 August 1952 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunSketch plans prepared

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2Robert Sorley Lawrie  1952 * As Chief Architect, Fife County Council
Item 2 of 2Fife County Architect's Department A1952  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p293

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder25 July 1952  p148
Item 2 of 2Builder29 August 1952  p313