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Basic Site Details

Name: All Saints Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Woodwork including hanging rood for Waterhouse phase executed by Nathaniel Hitch, Vauxhall; iron screen on baptistery by T Elsey & Co; marble font and columns by Farmer & Brindley, cover carved by Nathaniel Hitch. Altarpiece also carved by Hitch.

See separate entry for Castle Wynd House, which now forms part of the church complex.

Chancel and bell turret were a memorial to Thomas Truman Oliphant, one of the founders of St Leonards School who had died in 1902.

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 1North Castle StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61902 Build/constructionOriginal iron church
Item 2 of 619061909Build/constructionChancel and bell turret - iron church moved on rollers to serve as nave.
Item 3 of 611 March 1907 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 61 November 1907 ConsecratedNew chancel, bell turret etc
Item 5 of 619191924 Nave added and remodelling of Castle Wynd House and hall with Doric columned cloister as entrance to chancel and church
Item 6 of 61 November 1923 ConsecratedConsecration of new nave.


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 8Speirs & Co (or Speirs Ltd)Architectural practiceC1902 Original iron church
Item 2 of 8Charles F AndersonArchitectD1902 Site works for iron church
Item 3 of 8Charles Howard Minshull ArchitectA19061909Chancel and bell tower
Item 4 of 8Douglas & Minshull Architectural practiceA19061909Chancel and bell tower
Item 5 of 8John DouglasArchitectA19061909Chancel and bell tower
Item 6 of 8Charles F AndersonArchitectE19061909Site supervision of new chancel and bell turret
Item 7 of 8Michael Theodore WaterhouseArchitectB19191924Nave added
Item 8 of 8Paul WaterhouseArchitectB19191924Nave added


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Younger, Mrs of Mount MelvilleClient for 1919 nave.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1All Saints Episcopal Church Rectory 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 8Cant, Ronald1975St Andrews, Fife - III Country Life, 28 August 1975p 516
Item 2 of 8Cant, Ronald Gordon1991St Andrews Architects Three decades of historical notes (Revised text), St AndrewsPart II
Item 3 of 8George, Judith W1975All Saints Church, St Andrews, a handbook   
Item 4 of 8Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p378
Item 5 of 8Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 6 of 8Hubbard, Edward1991The work of John Douglas  p275
Item 7 of 8Lye, Margaret2010A Guide to Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane Margaret Lye/Lulup122-125
Item 8 of 8RSA1923   508

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architectural ReviewEarly 1926LIX p 125
Item 2 of 5Building News21 October 1921CXXI p 255
Item 3 of 5Chester Chronicle27 May 1911  Obituary of Douglas
Item 4 of 5Chester Chronicle3 June 1911  Obituary of Douglas
Item 5 of 5Scottish Chronicle1907III p 170

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40861 
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibrarySt Andrews Dean of Guild Plans  


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