James H Langlands, architect, William Gillespie Lamond and James H langlands junior, draughtsmen, 1911. Single, 2-, 3- and 5-storey and basement, basically rectangular plan, Art-Nouveau style, school. Snecked bull-faced rubble, smooth long and short quoins and dressings, brick lining, steel beams, slate roof, terracotta ridge tiles, cast-iron rainwater goods. Single and stone mullioned bipartite, 6-pane timber casement windows, elongated single and bipartite 6-pane metal top-hopper windows, all with rounded long and short margins; crowstepped wallhead stacks and mannered segmental wallheads at flat roofed 5-storey and stairwell blocks; some skew gables with kneelsers; piended roofs, hemisphericdally capped louvred ventilators.
W ELEVATION: 2-storey, 16-bay classroom block at centre, ventilator at ridge. Slightly advanced staircase towers flanking; 2-leaf entrance doors with massive scrolled-consoled semi-circular hoods inscribed 'boys entrance' at left and 'girls entrance' at right, windows flanking at ground floor; 4 single windows at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, Diocletian at 4th, all with single windows at left and right returns. 5-storey, recessed bays at far left and right; 10 closely grouped single windows at each floor, steps and door to basement at left with original capped railings.
E ELEVATION: slightly advanced 3-storey block at centre with 6 bipartite windows at each floor, 2 breaking eaves with segmental dormerheads; 3 foliate design rainwater hoppers dated 1912, ventilator at ridge. Recessed 2-storey 4-window bays flnaking, each with similar hoppers. Slightly advaanced 2-storey gable end at far left with single windows at right and segmental arched entrance porch at right re-entrant. Single storey flat-roofed bay slightly advanced at far right with 4 windows.
S ELEVATION: slightly advanced 5-storey block at left; 2 sets of widely spaced bipartite windows at each floor, mannered wallhead with crowstepped wallhead stack, rainwater hopper as E elevation. 2-storey block set-back at right; basement window at left re-entrant with original railings as at W elevation, 8 windows at ground and 1st floors, rainwater hopper as above, ventilator at ridge.
N ELEVATION: single storey, piend-roofed block with door, 9 windows and ventilator at ridge adjoined at right abutting gable end of main block, with 3 windows on W return. Painted brick walls set-back at left with 3 Diocletian windows at re-entrant.
WALL AND ENTRANCE GATES: low coped rubble wall at S and W with stell railings (not original). Ashlar entrance gateways at W with cast-iron gates and coped round-headed arches, inscribed 'boys' at left, 'girls' at right.
PLAYSHEDS AND LAVATORIES: single storey partly open playsheds and lavetories at E, style compatible with main building although altered and extended.
INTERIOR: mostly original throughout. Assembly hall at E rising through 2 storeys; most corridors and classrooms have boarded dado; shallow ceramic sinks at boys' cloakrooms; simple chimneypiece in caretake's flat. Original range at former cookery room (2nd floor, room 21) inscribed 'Parkhouse, Dow's patent. G Stephen and Sons, Dundee';
copper boiler in adjoining former laundry room inscribed 'Ewart's Radion, Ewart and Son, Euston Road, London NW'.