Basic Site Details

Name: Loretto School Chapel
Town, district or village: Musselburgh
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1891-93 work: 2,618.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1High StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418911893  
Item 2 of 419191922 Refurnishing (including war memorial screen of 1919). Also war memorial panels
Item 3 of 419621965 Enlargement which replaced work by Honeyman & Keppie and Matthew. Lorimer furnishings retained
Item 4 of 4Before 1996  Additions

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 9Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceA18911893 
Item 2 of 9John HoneymanArchitectA18911893 
Item 3 of 9John KeppieArchitectA18911893 
Item 4 of 9(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1922 Refurnishing. War memorial panels. War memorial screen
Item 5 of 9Kenneth Edward GrahamArchitectB19621965Partner in charge - enlargement which replaced work by Honeyman & Keppie and Matthew. Lorimer furnishings retained.
Item 6 of 9Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectB19621965Enlargement which replaced work by Honeyman & Keppie and Matthew. Lorimer furnishings retained.
Item 7 of 9Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceB19621965Enlargement which replaced work by Honeyman & Keppie and Matthew. Lorimer furnishings retained.
Item 8 of 9Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceC19621963Stuart Matthew began the designs for the new enlargement, working with Robert Matthew, however due Stuart's poor health the project was taken over by RMJM in 1963.
Item 9 of 9Stuart Russell MatthewArchitectC19621963Stuart Matthew began the designs for the new enlargement, working with Robert Matthew, however due Stuart's poor health the project was taken over by RMJM in 1963.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Almond, Hely-HutchisonPresented by old boys to their headmaster, then owner of the school

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Pinkie House 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp291-2
Item 2 of 5McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p339
Item 3 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 4 of 5Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp129
Item 5 of 5The Loretto Register1966The Loretto Register4th Edition  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural Heritage2003XIV p131 Illustration
Item 2 of 2Scotsman25 May 1996  Obituary of Stuart Matthew

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book (Honeyman work)
Item 2 of 3Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 237
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR L/34