Basic Site Details

Name: St John's Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Selkirk
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 1Bleachfield RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318671869  
Item 2 of 319081912 Reredos, altar and choir screen
Item 3 of 31931  Carving on entrance door


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 9Brown & WardropArchitectural practiceA18671869 
Item 2 of 9Charles ReidArchitectA18671869As chief assistant to Brown & Wardrop
Item 3 of 9James Maitland WardropArchitectA18671869 
Item 4 of 9Thomas Brown IIArchitectA18671869 
Item 5 of 9Adam Herbertson & SonsArchitectural practiceA?1867(?)1869(?)Contractor working to Brown & Wardrop's designs?
Item 6 of 9John HerbertsonArchitect, BuilderA?1867(?)1869(?)Contractor working to Brown & Wardrop's designs, according to the Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook
Item 7 of 9(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectC19081912Reredos, altar and choir screen
Item 8 of 9John Fraser MatthewArchitectB1931 Carving on entrance door
Item 9 of 9Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceB1931 Carving on entrance door


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Perry, RevClient for Lorimer woodwork


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp667
Item 2 of 4Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p179
Item 3 of 4Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook Various years; dates to be checked   
Item 4 of 4Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p208

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Stirling Observer23 September 1875  Check this reference

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43743 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR S/32
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Fraser Matthew: F no2945 (box 14)