Basic Site Details

Name: St Giles Parish Church
Town, district or village: Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Greek Revival

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218251828  
Item 2 of 21893 ReconstructionInterior remodelling

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 3Archibald SimpsonArchitect 18251828Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 3James McBride (or MacBride)Architect 1825 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 3Andrew Heiton (junior)ArchitectB1893 Interior remodelling

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Fraser, G M1918Archibald Simpson Architect and his times Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 5 April to 11 October 1918xi
Item 3 of 4New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  xiii, p9
Item 4 of 4Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp432, 587

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh Evening Courant4 August 1825   
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Evening Courant20 May 1826   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30713