Basic Site Details

Name: Peebles War Memorial
Town, district or village: Peebles
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Final costs c. 7000. Mosaics designed by Cesare Guiseppe Martranga and laid by John Grandison of L Grandison & Son, carvings by Thomas Beattie, bronze panel by Bromsgrove Guild. Built into the east side of the Chambers Intitute

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Chambers Institution, War MemorialYes 
Item 2 of 2Peeblesshire County War Memorial  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31919 Competition heldAssessor George Washington Browne
Item 2 of 3August 1919  Outline proposals
Item 3 of 3February 1921 Foundation stone 


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 8Burnett Napier Henderson OrphootArchitectA19191922Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 8Frank Edward WhitingArchitectA19191922Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 8Orphoot, Whiting & BryceArchitectural practiceA19191922Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 8William Theodore Percival BryceArchitectA19191922Won competition and secured job
Item 5 of 8Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitectB1919 Competition design - not successful
Item 6 of 8William Birnie Rhind C1919 Competition design - short-listed but not successful
Item 7 of 8James Davidson CairnsArchitectD1919 Competition design
Item 8 of 8James Archibald TweedieArchitectE1919 Competition design - short-listed but not successful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 40 & 619; pl 33
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p231

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39181 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Theodore Percival Bryce: F no2980 (box 15); Burnett Napier Henderson Orphoot: F no2489 (box 7)