Basic Site Details

Name: St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Alloa
City or county: Clackmannanshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Screen made by Messrs Singer of Frome, Somerset

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 2Broad StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Limetree WalkYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 718661869  
Item 2 of 727 December 1867 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 719011902 Choir stalls
Item 4 of 719021903 Chancel screen, memorial tablet to Lieutenant Younger (died 1901 in South African War) (designed with Phoebe Traquair)
Item 5 of 71913  New chancel ceiling and organ case
Item 6 of 71920  War memorial
Item 7 of 71992 Build/constructionInsertion of Gothic screen at W and conversion of W end of aisle into meeting rooms.


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 8(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 18661869 
Item 2 of 8John Melvin (senior)Architect After 1866 Repairs or alterations? or acted as builder?
Item 3 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA19011902Choir stalls.
Item 4 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1902 Memorial tablet with Phoebe Traquair
Item 5 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectC19021903New chancel screen
Item 6 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectD1913 New chancel ceiling and organ case
Item 7 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectE1920 War memorial
Item 8 of 8Machin AssociatesArchitectural practiceA1992 Insertion of Gothic screen at W and conversion of W end of aisle into meeting rooms.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp136
Item 2 of 3Lye, Margaret2010A Guide to Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane Margaret Lye/Lulup70-73
Item 3 of 3RSA1868   210

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Alloa Advertiser7 August 1869   
Item 2 of 3Builder23 November 1867XXV  
Item 3 of 3Builder22 October 1868XXVI  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings) Drawings
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20957 
Item 3 of 6National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits GD/124/17/350/33 pp 75, 136, 137 & 201-203 for John Melvin work
Item 4 of 6National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Mar and Kellie Muniments GD 129/9/134/4
Item 5 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR A/10
Item 6 of 6St John's AlloaVestry minutes