Basic Site Details

Name: St Drostan's Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Old Deer
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HS also refers to 'Minutes' - perhaps held in NAS?

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St DrestanYesHS list name

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 31851   
Item 2 of 31895  Reredos
Item 3 of 31896  Chancel enlarged in memory of Dean Rankin. Also transeptal organ loft.


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 7James MatthewsArchitectA1851 Mainly responsible - credited to him by Ecclesiologist
Item 2 of 7Mackenzie & MatthewsArchitectural practiceA1851  
Item 3 of 7Thomas MackenzieArchitectA1851  
Item 4 of 7(Sir) John Ninian ComperArchitectB1895 Reredos. Transeptal organ loft and large chancel
Item 5 of 7Bucknall & ComperArchitectural practiceB1895 Reredos
Item 6 of 7(Sir) John Ninian ComperArchitectC1896 Chancel enlarged in memory of Dean Rankin. Also transeptal organ loft.
Item 7 of 7Bucknall & ComperArchitectural practiceC1896 Chancel enlarged in memory of Dean Rankin. Also transeptal organ loft.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook Various years; dates to be checked   
Item 2 of 4Scottish Episcopal Church Yearbook1896 1896  
Item 3 of 4Symondson, Anthony and Bucknall, Stephen2006Sir Ninian Comper: An introduction to his life and work with complete gazetteer Reading: Spire Books and the Ecclesiological Societyp 313
Item 4 of 4Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp316-7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register16116