Basic Site Details

Name: The Academy
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2High School  
Item 2 of 2Public Library  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1School  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318201821Build/construction 
Item 2 of 318961898Alteration/conversionConverted into a public library
Item 3 of 319361938Alterations and additionsAdditions at side and rear alterated and extended again


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 5James Black A18201821 
Item 2 of 5Hugh Gavin B18961898Recast as public library
Item 3 of 5Alexander Symon C19361938Additions at side and rear altered and extended again
Item 4 of 5Carver, Symon & Ross (or Ross & Partners) C19361938Additions at side and rear altered and extended again
Item 5 of 5Donald (F?) Ross C19361938Additions at side and rear altered and extended again


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep327
Item 3 of 3Hay, G1876History of Arbroath  p365