Basic Site Details

Name: All Saints Episcopal Church, Challoch
Town, district or village: Newton Stewart
City or county: Wigtownshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: CHALLOCK.—The new church of All Saints, Challock, Newton Stewart, N.B., was consecrated on the 28th ult. The church comprises nave and chancel, wood porch on stone base, and gabled organ chamber and sacristy. The style is Early Decorated, and the church is built of blue limestone, with white freestone dressings, and lined throughout with Bath ashlar. The east and west windows are three-light, with plate tracery, and the others are single lights with trefoil heads. The roofs are all of wrought and moulded wood, that in the nave being plastered between the rafters; this plastering will be tinted sky-blue and spangled with golden stars. The chancel roof is waggon-headed, with richly-moulded ribs of bold carved bosses at intersections. The chancel is raised above the nave, and is separated therefrom by a wrought-iron screen by Hart, Son Peard and Company. The windows are filled with tinted cathedral glass, the east window and three others being stained by Gibbs &. Company of Marylebone Road. The architects are Messrs W G Habershon & Pite, of London. Mr Park was clerk of the works, and the builders were Messrs Murray, of Newton Stewart, and Annandale, of Edinburgh. The pulpit, font, and wood screen are by Cox and Sons. [Building News 20 December 1872 p490]

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318711872 Consecrated 28 November 1872
Item 2 of 31871 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 32000s Alterations and additionsWith HS Grant


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 5Alfred Robert PiteArchitectA18711872 
Item 2 of 5Habershon & PiteArchitectural practiceA18711872 
Item 3 of 5James Follet FawcknerArchitectA18711872 
Item 4 of 5William Gilbee HabershonArchitectA18711872 
Item 5 of 5Antony Curtiss Wolffe B2000s Alterations and additions - with HS Grant


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Blair, Edward J Stopford, of Penninghame House 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p179
Item 2 of 2Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook1908 1907-08 Detailed account of building

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News20 December 1872  p490

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Mr Antony WolffeInformation sent to Dictionary October 2013  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19190