Basic Site Details

Name: Jedburgh Abbey
Town, district or village: Jedburgh
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51642 RepairMylne reported on the dangerous state of the Abbey.
Item 2 of 51771  Report on condition of belfry - was ruinous and in danger of falling
Item 3 of 51875  Repair and part restoration.
Item 4 of 51898  Partial excavation at east end of church
Item 5 of 51923 Restoration 


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 6John Mylne juniorArchitectC1642 Reported on the dangerous state of the Abbey at Jedburgh
Item 2 of 6James NisbetMasonB1771 Reported on the condition of the belfry with Baillie Winter and Thomas Wintrup of Jedburgh. They conculded that the belfry was ruinous and in danger of falling.
Item 3 of 6(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 1875 Repair and part restoration.
Item 4 of 6Peter Macgregor ChalmersArchitect 1894 Partial excavation at east end of church
Item 5 of 6H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA1923 Restoration
Item 6 of 6John Wilson PatersonArchitectA1923 Restoration

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Jedburgh Abbey, Marquis of Lothian Memorial 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp406
Item 3 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p590
Item 4 of 4Mylne, R S The Master Masons to the Crown of Scotland  pp138-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Southern Reporter25 November 1875   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits GD 40/4/480 Restoration scheme by R R Anderson