Basic Site Details

Name: New Parish Church
Town, district or village: Selkirk
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 3,271 7s.

Organ by Brindley & Foster of Sheffield, 1888. Memorial window 1888.

Information from Buildings of Scotland Trust, per Kitty Cruft.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St Mary'sYes 
Item 2 of 2St Mary's West Church Given as alternative name in HS Lists

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31859  Surveys of old parish church and proposals for refitting, rebuilding, and new building on new site
Item 2 of 318601863  
Item 3 of 3December 1871  Reopened after raising of ceiling and addition of small gallery


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 5David RhindArchitect 1859 Supplied plans for new parish church - unexecuted
Item 2 of 5Brown & WardropArchitectural practiceA18591863Scheme for new building selected and executed
Item 3 of 5James Maitland WardropArchitectA18591863Scheme for new building selected and executed
Item 4 of 5Thomas Brown IIArchitectA18591863Scheme for new building selected and executed
Item 5 of 5David BryceArchitect 1860 Survey of old church and estimates for refitting (1,437); rebuilding on same site (3,200); and rebuilding on new site (3,500)


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 Pressp675
Item 2 of 2Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p208

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News v10 p110

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Buildings of Scotland Research UnitBuildings of Scotland Research Notes (for unpublished volumes)  
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43746Was Listed now demolished
Item 4 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits GD157/587 - Rhind work
Item 5 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records