Basic Site Details

Name: St Margaret's Dominican Convent
Town, district or village: Hawick
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: CHECK - Date of construction. Dedication of chapel reported in Building News, November 1912. BBC item also gives 1912 as the date the convent opened.
Canmore also lists work by Aitken and Turnbull 1966

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31913  Convent and Chapel
Item 2 of 31922 or 1934(?)  Home for Incurables
Item 3 of 31970 Destruction/demolitionHall demolished in 1970 - Canmore.
Remainder of convent retained


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 2Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitectA1913  
Item 2 of 2Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitectB1922 or 1934(?) Home for Incurables, in grounds


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp350
Item 2 of 3Nuttgens, Patrick1959Reginald Fairlie 1883-1952: A Scottish Architect Edinburgh: Oliver & Boydpp18 & 48
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p137

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News15 November 1912  p687 - Dedication and blessing of the chapel

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index