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BANNOCKBURN 33 MAIN STREET FORMER JAMES WILSON ACADEMYLB15309

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
22/06/1989
Local Authority
Stirling
Planning Authority
Stirling
Parish
St Ninians
NGR
NS 80988 90312
Coordinates
280988, 690312

Description

Founded 1848, built circa 1850, 2-storey 3-bay classically

detailed school-house. Ashlar with squared rubble sides and

rear, latter partly harled.

Giant pilasters frame each bay, central pediment; cornice and

parapet. Pilastered central doorpiece with panelled door and

rectangular fanlight. Architraved windows, 12-pane at ground,

9 at 1st. Corniced end stacks, piended slate roof.

Screen wall to left with square headed opening.

Statement of Special Interest

Founded by James Wilson of the Bannockburn mill owning

Factory. 1886 the school ceased to be private.

The school was converted by the School Board for Primary use.

1899 closed.

School buildings to rear demolished 1986 acquired by Stirling

District Council and now used by Bannockburn Heritage Group.

References

Bibliography

Information from Bannockburn

Heritage Group (1988)

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