Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary's Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Birnam
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Belfry stage of tower added later (after 1883) to inferior design. Glass by Morris & Co.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Mary's Episcopal Church, DunkeldYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618551858Construction 
Item 2 of 61 July 1858 Consecrated 
Item 3 of 61882 AdditionTower belfry stage
Item 4 of 61883 AdditionNorth aisle and baptistery added
Item 5 of 629 June 1883 ConsecratedNorth Aisle and baptistery addition
Item 6 of 61889  Choir stalls


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 5Richard Cromwell CarpenterArchitectA1855 Design
Item 2 of 5William SlaterArchitectA18551858Construction, following the designs of Richard Cromwell Carpenter after his death
Item 3 of 5James RamsayArchitectF1882 Tower belfry stage
Item 4 of 5Norman & BeddoeArchitectural practiceB1883 Addition of north aisle and baptistery
Item 5 of 5(Reverend) Edward SugdenArchitect 1889 Choir stalls


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp197
Item 2 of 6Haynes, Nick2000Perth and Kinross: an illustrated architectural guide Edinburgh: Rutland Pressp110
Item 3 of 6Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 4 of 6  Accessed July 2009
Item 5 of 6Lye, Margaret2010A Guide to Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane Margaret Lye/Lulupp52-56
Item 6 of 6Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook1908 1907-08  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Ecclesiologist1859XX pp385-386
Item 2 of 2Illustrated London News5 March 1859   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11141