Basic Site Details

Name: Wilton UP Church
Town, district or village: Hawick
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 4,163.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3The Iron Kirk The building has been referred to thus because the original UP church on the site was a prefabricated iron structure from Craigmore, Rothesay re-erected here in 1889.
Item 2 of 3Wilton South ChurchYes 
Item 3 of 3Wilton UF Church  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318931894Construction 
Item 2 of 31 November 1894 Opened 
Item 3 of 320012002Demolition 


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 2James Chalmers A18931894Thought to have been responsible, in collaboration with James Pearson Alison
Item 2 of 2James Pearson Alison A18931894In collaboration with J Chalmers (James Chalmers of Glasgow)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Scott, Frank1986J P Alison Architect Transactions of the Hawick Archaeological Society, pp24-25p29
Item 2 of 3Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 2, p463
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p144 - lists Alison and 'J Chalmers' as architects; this probably refers to James Chalmers of Glasgow

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Pearson Alison: F v18 p145 no1346 (microfilm reel 12)