Basic Site Details

Name: Yarrow Church
Town, district or village: Yarrow
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Yarrow Kirk  
Item 2 of 2Yarrow Parish ChurchYes 

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 51640  Original church
Item 2 of 51771  Rebuilt
Item 3 of 51907  Alterations and additions and restoration
Item 4 of 51914 Design exhibitedProposed lychgate
Item 5 of 51923  Rebuilding after fire


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 7___ HoodArchitect 1876 Alterations
Item 2 of 7Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectA1907 Alterations and additions and restoration
Item 3 of 7Donald McKay StoddartArchitectA1907 Alterations and additions and restoration - as chief draughtsman to Alexander Nisbet Paterson
Item 4 of 7Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectB1914 Proposed lychgate
Item 5 of 7A N Paterson & StoddartArchitectural practiceC1923 Rebuilding after fire
Item 6 of 7Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectC1923 Rebuilding after fire
Item 7 of 7Donald McKay StoddartArchitectC1923 Rebuilding after fire


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Buccleuch, Duke of1876 alterations

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Yarrow Church, War Memorial Slab 
Item 2 of 2Yarrow Church, Wordsworth plaque 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 34 & 767-8
Item 2 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1914   133
Item 3 of 6RSA1911   452
Item 4 of 6RSA1924   566
Item 5 of 6RSA1929   621, 622 (third state)
Item 6 of 6Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p212

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register17128 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSA N Paterson Collection of Photographs of his work SE 1049-1050Photos dated 1929
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Nisbet Paterson: F v20 no1431 (microfilm reel 13); Donald McKay Stoddart: L v2 no134 (microfilm reel 29)