Basic Site Details

Name: St Margaret of Scotland's Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Gallowgate
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Notes: In J B Pirie's notebooks there is a short entry detailing mason work at 'St Margaret's schools'. It then describes cleaning and restoring chancel steps and brickwork in nave and chancel. Does it refer to this church or perhaps attached schools? Se separate entry

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5June 1870 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 59 November 1870  Dedication
Item 3 of 51887  Unexecuted proposal for entirely new church
Item 4 of 51889  Addition of west chapel of St Nicholas
Item 5 of 51908  Addition of Founder's Aisle (south aisle) and oak screen (chapel of the Holy Name)

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 6James MatthewsArchitect 1870  
Item 2 of 6(Sir) John Ninian ComperArchitectB1887 Unexecuted proposal for entirely new church
Item 3 of 6(Sir) John Ninian ComperArchitectC1889 Addition of west chapel of St Nicholas
Item 4 of 6Bucknall & ComperArchitectural practiceC1889 Addition of west chapel of St Nicholas
Item 5 of 6William BucknallArchitectC1889 Addition of west chapel of St Nicholas
Item 6 of 6(Sir) John Ninian ComperArchitectD1908 Addition of Founder's Aisle (south aisle) and oak screen (chapel of the Holy Name)

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 1Clergy House, St Margaret of Scotland's Episcopal Church 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  p298 et seq: 1908 additions
Item 2 of 4Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp38, 116-7
Item 3 of 4St Margaret's Episcopal Church Guide to St Margaret's Episcopal Church   
Item 4 of 4Symondson, Anthony and Bucknall, Stephen2006Sir Ninian Comper: An introduction to his life and work with complete gazetteer Reading: Spire Books and the Ecclesiological Societypp 21-7 & 312

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalApril 1961 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsCHECK: is this the chapel & convent (Spital), or the church (Gallowgate)?

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19960