Basic Site Details

Name: RC Church of the Immaculate Conception
Town, district or village: Kelso
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6August 1856 Destruction/demolitionPrevious church burnt by rioters
Item 2 of 618571858Build/construction 
Item 3 of 68 September 1858 OpenedNew church opened with temporary chancel in brick.
Item 4 of 619141915Build/constructionChancel rebuilt in permanent form.
Item 5 of 61916 AdditionReredos (altar retable)
Item 6 of 61935  Chancel added


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 3William Wilkinson WardellArchitect, Engineer 18571858 
Item 2 of 3Archibald MacphersonArchitectC19141915Chancel rebuilt in permanent form
Item 3 of 3Archibald MacphersonArchitectB1916 Reredos (altar retable)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Hope-Scott, James 


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 Pressp449
Item 2 of 2Evans, A G2010William Wilkinson Wardell: building with conviction UK Edition 2011p89

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Buildings of Scotland Research UnitBuildings of Scotland Research Notes (for unpublished volumes)  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35707