Basic Site Details

Name: South African War Memorial
Town, district or village: Hawick
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The Hawick Patriotic Memorial in Wilton Lodge Public Park, which has just been erected, stands 22 feet high and is executed in Northumberland freestone from a design prepared by Messrs J N Scott and A Lorne Campbell, architects, Edinburgh in collaboration with Mr Rhind ARSA, sculptor, Edinburgh. [British Architect 21 August 1903 p145]

Strang gives W Birnie Rhind as the sculptor, whilst Cruft et al give his brother Thomas Duncan Rhind.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Boer War MemorialYes 
Item 2 of 2Patriotic MemorialYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11903 Design exhibited 


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 5Alexander Lorne CampbellArchitectA1903  
Item 2 of 5J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell (or Scott & Campbell)Architectural practiceA1903  
Item 3 of 5John Nichol ScottArchitectA1903  
Item 4 of 5(Sir) Thomas Duncan RhindArchitectA?1903 Sculpture? - possibly by William Birnie Rhind
Item 5 of 5William Birnie Rhind A?1903 Sculpture? - possibly by Thomas Duncan Rhind


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 39 & 358
Item 2 of 3RSA1903   454
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p147

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect21 August 1903  p145

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51244 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits SRO GD 124/15/1850/10
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Lorne Campbell: F v18 p75 no1210 (microfilm reel 12)