Basic Site Details

Name: Selkirk War Memorial
Town, district or village: Selkirk
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: The design was approved in November 1919.

At the last meeting of Selkirk War Memorial Committee there was considered a design of a war memorial prepared by Sir Robert Lorimer. The memorial consists of a bronze figure and bronze tablets, upon which will be inscribed the names of Selkirk's dead heroes. The cost is estimated at 3.500. The design was passed unanimously. [Building News 21 November 1919 Page 433]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21921 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 21922   

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 1(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 19191922 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RSA1921   558
Item 2 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p177
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p206

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News21 November 1919  p433 - Design approved

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40581 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection SED 74/1
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection S/2