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Basic Site Details

Name: St James' Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Goldenacre
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Rood screen designed by Burnet but figures are by Gilbert Bayes.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St James the Less 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 1Inverleith RowYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 818851889Construction 
Item 2 of 81885 Competition held 
Item 3 of 81887 Design exhibitedHardy & Wight design
Item 4 of 81902 Alterations and additionsPaving and furnishing of chancel, including choir stalls, hanging lamps, communion rail and organ case
Item 5 of 819211923 Rood beam and baptistry with screen
Item 6 of 81923 Design exhibitedBaptistery
Item 7 of 819301931 Reconstruction
Item 8 of 81963 RestorationPainted scheme consolidated and renewed in nave

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 14(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA18851889Design selected and secured job
Item 2 of 14George Mackie WatsonArchitectA18851889As chief assistant to Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 3 of 14George Washington BrowneArchitectA18851889 
Item 4 of 14Hew Maitland Wardrop (later Hew Montgomerie Wardrop)ArchitectA18851889 
Item 5 of 14James JerdanArchitectA1885 Acted as Clerk of Works
Item 6 of 14Wardrop, Anderson & BrowneArchitectural practiceA1885  
Item 7 of 14Hardy & WightArchitectural practiceB1887 Competition design by Hardy & Wight exhibited
Item 8 of 14Henry HardyArchitectB1887 Competition design by Hardy & Wight exhibited
Item 9 of 14John Rutherford WightArchitectB1887 Competition design by Hardy & Wight exhibited
Item 10 of 14(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectC1902 Paving and furnishing of chancel, including choir stalls, hanging lamps, communion rail and organ case
Item 11 of 14John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceC1902 Paving and furnishing of chancel, including choir stalls, hanging lamps, communion rail and organ case
Item 12 of 14(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectD1921 Rood beam and baptistry with screen
Item 13 of 14Colin Edgar McWilliamArchitectE1963 Painted scheme consolidated and renewed in nave
Item 14 of 14Ian Hodkinson E1963 Painted scheme consolidated and renewed in nave

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp571
Item 2 of 4Irvine, Louise and Atterbury, Paul1998Gilbert Bayes sculptor 1872-1953  p132
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1925   202
Item 4 of 4RSA1887   718 & 915

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder8 January 1887LII  
Item 2 of 3Builder4 May 1889LVI  
Item 3 of 3The Guardian31 October 1902   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27394 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Mackie Watson: L v21 no1659

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