Basic Site Details

Name: Archbishop's Chapel
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Fusion of Byzantine, Romanesque and Celtic styles; incorporates interior work of original chapel at House of Falkland, as dictated by the will of the 3rd Marquess of Bute.

Cost: £1,575 15s 4d.

Now includes modern stained glass by Gabriel Loire.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Archiepiscopal ChapelYes 
Item 2 of 2St Bennet's ChapelYes 

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 1Greenhill GardensYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31889  Chapel interior designed for House of Falkland, transferred to Edinburgh for the Archbishop's Chapel in the early 1900s
Item 2 of 319041907 New building, incorporating William Frame's interior work from the House of Falkland chapel; also new prie-deu
Item 3 of 31934  New porch

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 4William FrameArchitect 1889 Chapel interior designed for House of Falkland, transferred to Edinburgh for the Archbishop's Chapel in the early 1900s
Item 2 of 4Robert Weir SchultzArchitect 19041907New building, incorporating William Frame's interior work from the House of Falkland chapel. Designed prie-deu.
Item 3 of 4Ernest GimsonArchitect c. 1904 Executed prie-deu
Item 4 of 4Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitect 1934 New porch

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bute, 4th Marquess of (John Crichton-Stuart)built to fulfil testament of 3rd Marquess of Bute (John Crichton-Stuart's father)

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 142 Greenhill Gardens 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp615
Item 2 of 2Stamp, Gavin1981Robert Weir Schultz, Architect, and his work for the Marquesses of Bute  London: The Curwen Press / Mount Stuartpp57-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder2 March 1907XCII Reference misattributes interior work to 'W Burgess'
Item 2 of 2Trans… of the Edinburgh Architectural Association v6Edinburgh: Edinburgh Architectural Associationp5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3052142 Greenhill Gardens, Roman Catholic Archiepiscopal Chapel