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Latitude: 57.4836 / 57°29'0"N
Longitude: -3.036 / 3°2'9"W
OS Eastings: 337979
OS Northings: 844176
OS Grid: NJ379441
Mapcode National: GBR L8VY.CYC
Mapcode Global: WH7LG.B5HC
Plus Code: 9C9RFXM7+CH
Entry Name: Botriphnie Primary School, Drummuir
Listing Name: Drummuir, Botriphnie Primary School
Listing Date: 24 March 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333196
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2300
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet
Traditional County: Banffshire
Tagged with: School building
F D Robertson, architect, dated 1875, additions, J D
Corrigall, Keith, 1905. Rambling, single storey school
with French Gothic detailing. Harled, polished ashlar
margins and dressings. Entrance in centre N elevation under
Gothic ashlar gablet with incised decoration in base of
advanced tower with paired Gothic lights in 1st stage and
bellcast truncated spire. Flanking 2-light pointed-headed
windows under gables with further incised decoration in
tympana. Similar fenestration in S elevation; also paired
square-headed windows with shaped margins; various oculi.
Decorative cast-iron apex finials; coped end and ridge stacks;
piended slate roofs.
Low coped rubble walls surround school and playground.
Monogram BPS on E gable (Botriphnie Public School). Tower
above entrance would probably originally have terminated
with decorative cast-iron brattishing. 1905 additions
included a gymnasium donated by a patron.
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