Basic Site Details

Name: Melrose Abbey
Town, district or village: Melrose
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21843  RSA Exhibit
Item 2 of 2c. 1905c. 1911 Various repairs

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 2John Lessels (junior)Architect 1858 South transept
Item 2 of 2Peter Macgregor ChalmersArchitect c. 1905c. 1911Various repairs

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Buccleuch, Duke ofClient for repairs by Peter Macgregor Chalmers

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RSA1850   559
Item 2 of 2RSA1858   697

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Letter from Tom Davidson Kelly to Kitty Cruft, 26 March 2006, quoting from list given by Macgregor Chalmers to Paisley Abbey prior to his involvement there