Basic Site Details

Name: Kittybrewster Primary School
Town, district or village: Kittybrewster
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A new school is to be built for the Aberdeen School Board in the Kittybrewster district. The school building will have a frontage of 108 feet 6 inches to Great Northern Road, and will consist of three floors. It will accommodate about 1,100 children, exclusive of the extra apartments for cookery, science, gymnastics, &c., and is expected to cost about 10,000. The plans have been prepared by Messrs Brown & Watt. The school will be built of granite. [Builder 24 April 1897 p385]

School opened 14 August 1899

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Elementary 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 1Great Northern Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21897 Proposed 
Item 2 of 214 August 1899 Opened 


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 3Alexander Brown  1897  
Item 2 of 3Brown & Watt  1897  
Item 3 of 3George Watt  1897  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen School Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp204

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder24 April 1897  p385
Item 2 of 2Builder16 October 1897  p316

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmoreID 125345