Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary's Church
Town, district or village: Haddington
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Stained-glass windows by Heaton Butler & Bayne.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Haddington Abbey Church Erroneously: the church was collegiate
Item 2 of 2Haddington Parish Church  

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6  Won award or awardsEAHY Award
Item 2 of 618101811Alterations and additionsDesigns for alterations and refitting church. Carried out in a modified form
Item 3 of 61886  Kinnear & Peddie scheme for restoration exhibited
Item 4 of 61892After 1897 Restoration of nave; scheme for choir, transepts and tower; pulpit, font and west gallery
Item 5 of 6c. 1962  First scheme for restoration of choir transepts and central tower
Item 6 of 619691973Restoration 

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 14James BurnArchitect, BuilderT18101811Plans drawn up for alterating and refitting interior of the church. Carried out to a modified design.
Item 2 of 14Archibald & James ElliotArchitectural practiceU18101811Consultant architects for alterations by James Burn including plaster vault in the nave.
Item 3 of 14Archibald ElliotArchitectU18101811Consultant architect with his brother for alterations by James Burn including plaster vault in the nave.
Item 4 of 14James Elliot U18101811Consultant architect with his brother for alterations by James Burn including plaster vault in the nave.
Item 5 of 14Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB1886 Scheme for restoration
Item 6 of 14John More Dick PeddieArchitectB1886 Scheme for restoration
Item 7 of 14Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceB1886 Scheme for restoration
Item 8 of 14George HendersonArchitectA1892After 1897Restoration of nave; scheme for choir, transepts and tower; pulpit, font and west gallery
Item 9 of 14Hay & HendersonArchitectural practiceA1892After 1897Restoration of nave; scheme for choir, transepts and tower; pulpit, font and west gallery
Item 10 of 14William Birnie Rhind A1892 Carved Henderson's pulpit and font
Item 11 of 14Alan Lawrie Goodwin (or Alan Laurie Goodwin, or Alexander Lawrie Goodwin, or Allan L Goodwin)ArchitectA1897 * Scheme for choir, transepts and tower - as assistant to Hay & Henderson
Item 12 of 14John Wilson PatersonArchitect c. 1962 J Wilson Paterson in private practice. First scheme for restoration of choir transepts and central tower; commission passed to I G Lindsay & Partners after his death
Item 13 of 14Crichton Walker Lang D19691973Restoration from ruinous condition. Gallery in North transept inserted. Job architect.
Item 14 of 14Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceD19691973Restoration from ruinous condition. Gallery in North transept inserted. Job architect Crichton W Lang.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p67
Item 2 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 5McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp230-5
Item 4 of 5RSA1886   853
Item 5 of 5RSA1893   513

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34391 
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors RecordsHR 101/1-2 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHay and Henderson Collection HH10/4
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A L Goodwin: L v17 no1295