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St. James's Road School (Old South School)

A Category B Listed Building in Forfar, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.641 / 56°38'27"N

Longitude: -2.8872 / 2°53'13"W

OS Eastings: 345683

OS Northings: 750265

OS Grid: NO456502

Mapcode National: GBR VM.4RB7

Mapcode Global: WH7QL.MBBR

Entry Name: St. James's Road School (Old South School)

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372847

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31567

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forfar

County: Angus

Town: Forfar

Electoral Ward: Forfar and District

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

James Maclaren 1853. Tudor, asymmetrical composition,
single-storey schoolroom with porch and bellcote,
single-storey and attic L-plan school-house, mullioned and
transomed windows. Later additions to rear in simplified
neo-Tudor.

Statement of Interest

A good example of early Victorian school design. Of the two

other early Forfar district schools the East townend by

George Milne of Arbroath (plain Italian 1844) survives; the

west also by Milne (1843) has been demolished.

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