Basic Site Details

Name: St James Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Cupar
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Replaced earlier church of 1820-3.
Carving of rood screen by Nathaniel Grieve and William and Alexander Crow from models by Louis Reid Deuchars.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St James Church  
Item 2 of 2St James the Great Episcopal ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Catherine StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418661868  
Item 2 of 41875  Organ (by Hamilton of Edinburgh)
Item 3 of 41901  Pulpit
Item 4 of 4c. 1917c. 1929 Altar table, reredos, rood screen and wall panelling

People

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 6(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA18661868 
Item 2 of 6(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectB1901 Pulpit (executed by Whytock, Reid & Co, Edinburgh)
Item 3 of 6Anderson Simon & CrawfordArchitectural practiceB1901 Pulpit - Anderson responsible (executed by Whytock, Reid & Co, Edinburgh)
Item 4 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectC19171929Altar table, reredos, rood screen and wall panelling
Item 5 of 6John Fraser MatthewArchitectC19171931Altar table, reredos, rood screen and wall panelling
Item 6 of 6Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceC19271931Altar table, reredos, rood screen and wall panelling (begun before change of practice title to Lorimer & Matthew)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Gilroy, MrsClient for reredos and panelling

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p162
Item 2 of 5Lye, Margaret2010A Guide to Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane Margaret Lye/Lulup65-67
Item 3 of 5Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp107
Item 4 of 5Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p 179
Item 5 of 5Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook1866    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect1901LXVI p 304
Item 2 of 3Scottish Guardian24 December 1875X p 350
Item 3 of 3Scottish Guardian8 November 1901XXXI p 714

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24169 
Item 2 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSBuildings of Scotland Research Notes (for published volumes)  
Item 3 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR C/23
Item 4 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Fraser Matthew: F no2945 (box 14)
Item 5 of 6Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore31589 
Item 6 of 6St James CuparSt James Cupar Vestry Minutes