Basic Site Details

Name: St John the Evangelist
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
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 2Lovers WalkYes 
Item 2 of 2St John the Evangelist, Newall TerraceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 818671868 Original church
Item 2 of 81 August 1867 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 81872  Tiles of chancel
Item 4 of 81884  Choir stalls
Item 5 of 81888  West narthex, furnishings- credence, choir stalls etc
Item 6 of 81921  Reredos and wall panelling. Also war memorial
Item 7 of 81923  Hall addition
Item 8 of 81938  Organ case


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 12Richard Herbert CarpenterArchitectA18671868 
Item 2 of 12Slater & CarpenterArchitectural practiceA18671868 
Item 3 of 12William SlaterArchitectA18671868 
Item 4 of 12Richard Herbert CarpenterArchitectD1872 Tiles in chancel
Item 5 of 12Slater & CarpenterArchitectural practiceD1872 Tiles in chancel
Item 6 of 12William SlaterArchitectD1872 Tiles in chancel
Item 7 of 12Alexander RossArchitectE1884 Choir stalls
Item 8 of 12Alexander RossArchitectC1888 Narthex, credence, choir stalls etc
Item 9 of 12(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1921 Reredos and wall panelling. Also war memorial
Item 10 of 12Wilfrid Fitzalan CrombieArchitectB1923 Hall addition
Item 11 of 12Harold Ogle TarboltonArchitectF1938 Organ case (executed by Scott Morton)
Item 12 of 12Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)Architectural practiceF1938 Organ case to designs by H O Tarbolton


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p244-5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26279 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s) For Ross work
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR D/16, LOR D/19