Basic Site Details

Name: St Baldred's Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: North Berwick
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: 1884 additions cost £1300.

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 2Dirleton AvenueYes 
Item 2 of 2Dirleton RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1218601862(?) Original church
Item 2 of 121884  Lengthening of apse (with resiting of glass), addition of chancel and interior refurbishment
Item 3 of 1218891890 South aisle and lengthening of nave and second apse
Item 4 of 121896  Tower
Item 5 of 121896 Design exhibitedDecoration
Item 6 of 121909  Choir vestry to north
Item 7 of 1219101912 Wooden chancel screen with gates; 'angel screen' at side chapel; memorial panelling at pulpit and mural tablet
Item 8 of 121910  Choirstalls and panels over pulpit
Item 9 of 121917  New south porch
Item 10 of 12c. 1920c. 1923 Memorial panel to James Graham Mylne
Item 11 of 121921  Conversion of south apse to Lady Chapel
Item 12 of 12c. 1930  Doorway, including decoration and lettering in Houldsworth porch

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 16John HendersonArchitect 18601862Also designed pulpit
Item 2 of 16Henry SeymourArchitectA1884 Lengthening of apse (with resiting of glass), addition of chancel and interior refurbishment
Item 3 of 16John KinrossArchitectA1884 Lengthening of apse (with resiting of glass), addition of chancel and interior refurbishment
Item 4 of 16Seymour & KinrossArchitectural practiceA1884 Lengthening of apse (with resiting of glass), addition of chancel and interior refurbishment
Item 5 of 16John KinrossArchitectE18891890South aisle and lengthening of nave and second apse
Item 6 of 16Thomas HallInterior designer 1896 Probably decoration
Item 7 of 16George HendersonArchitectB1896 Tower
Item 8 of 16Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceB1896 Tower
Item 9 of 16James GlassArchitect, Builder 1909 Choir vestry to north
Item 10 of 16James Smith RichardsonArchitect 19101912Wooden chancel screen with gates; 'angel screen' at side chapel; memorial panelling at pulpit and mural tablet
Item 11 of 16Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)Architectural practiceK1910 Carving of woodwork
Item 12 of 16Harold Ogle TarboltonArchitect c. 1910 Choirstalls and panels over pulpit
Item 13 of 16(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectC1917 Addition of porch
Item 14 of 16(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectDc. 1920c. 1923Memorial panel to James Graham Mylne
Item 15 of 16Frank Ernest HowardArchitect 1921 Conversion of south apse to Lady Chapel
Item 16 of 16Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)Architect c. 1930 Doorway, including decoration and lettering in Houldsworth porch

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1896, no 1631
Item 2 of 8McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p362-3
Item 3 of 8RSA1884   868, 1111
Item 4 of 8RSA1910   369 (chancel gates)
Item 5 of 8RSA1911   408 (memorial panelling at pulpit)
Item 6 of 8RSA1912   510 (Angel screen)
Item 7 of 8RSA1913   421 (mural tablet)
Item 8 of 8Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p176

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Haddingtonshire Courier15 April 1890   
Item 2 of 6Scottish Guardian21 November 1884   
Item 3 of 6Scottish Guardian28 November 1884   
Item 4 of 6Scottish Guardian12 June 1885   
Item 5 of 6Scottish Guardian25 April 1890   
Item 6 of 6Scottish Guardian11 October 1890   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 8East Lothian CouncilNorth Berwick Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38711 
Item 3 of 8National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)?St Baldred's Annual Reports 1880-1940 and Trustees, Congregation and Vestry Minutes 1862-98  
Item 4 of 8National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHay and Henderson Collection HH6/36-39
Item 5 of 8National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1930/14/1-3
Item 6 of 8National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR N/26
Item 7 of 8National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copy of plan
Item 8 of 8St Baldred'sSt Baldred's MSS, Enlargement Fund Account