Basic Site Details

Name: Clepington UF Church
Town, district or village: Clepington
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The design by Mr T M Cappon of Dundee for Clepington UF Church has been selected, though placed second by the assessor, who awarded the first place to Messrs Thoms and Wilkie, Dundee. [British Architect 23 December 1904 p479]
Cost 4,700 [Building News 23 December 1904 p924]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2North Clepington Church  
Item 2 of 2St James' Church  

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 2Arklay StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Esk StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21904   
Item 2 of 2After 1930  Alterations (date unknown)


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 7David ThomsonArchitectA19041905As assistant to T M Cappon
Item 2 of 7John Morrison MathersArchitectA19041905As senior assistant to T M Cappon
Item 3 of 7Thomas Martin CapponArchitectA19041905Placed second by assessor but secured the job
Item 4 of 7Patrick Hill ThomsArchitectB1904 Placed first in competition but did not secure the job
Item 5 of 7Thoms & WilkieArchitectural practiceB1904 Placed first in competition but did not secure the job
Item 6 of 7William Fleming WilkieArchitectB1904 Placed first in competition but did not secure the job
Item 7 of 7Thomas Lindsay GrayArchitect After 1930 Alterations (date unknown)


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect23 December 1904  p479 - appointment
Item 2 of 2Building News23 December 1904  p924 - appointment as British Architect

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Morrison Mathers: L v8 no459 (microfilm reel 31); David Thomson: L v26 no2117
Item 3 of 4T Lindsay GrayT Lindsay Gray Drawing Archive 3 sheets drawings (roll 5)
Item 4 of 4Trevor Black Architects InvergordonTrevor Black Drawing Archive