Basic Site Details

Name: Chirnside Parish Church
Town, district or village: Chirnside
City or county: Berwickshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Original church was 12-century; only Norman doorway remains.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1The Old Church  

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 1KirkgateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318781879 Repairs and alterations
Item 2 of 319041907 Extensive restoration and alterations
Item 3 of 319271928 Alterations including landscaping, gateway & seat


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 9Charles ReidArchitectB18781879Repairs and alterations
Item 2 of 9James Maitland WardropArchitectB18781879Repairs and alterations
Item 3 of 9Wardrop & ReidArchitectural practiceB18781879Repairs and alterations
Item 4 of 9Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectC19041907Extensive restoration and alterations
Item 5 of 9George WilsonArchitectC19041907Extensive restoration and alterations
Item 6 of 9Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceC19041907Extensive restoration and alterations
Item 7 of 9James McLellan FairleyArchitectD19271928Alterations including landscaping, gateway & seat
Item 8 of 9Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceD19271928Alterations including landscaping, gateway & seat
Item 9 of 9Robert Stirling ReidArchitectD19271928Alterations including landscaping, gateway & seat


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp 167 & pl 13
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p38

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register4122 
Item 3 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records HR 225/8
Item 4 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 7459
Item 5 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1920/107/1 (11 drawings)
Item 6 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1900/2/1/1-4
Item 7 of 7Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore59653