Basic Site Details

Name: St Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: The original dedication of the church was Holy Trinity but had changed by 1868.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Holy Trinity Original dedication

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 118, William StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618661868 Competition held and church contructed
Item 2 of 61867 Design exhibitedBromhead's design
Item 3 of 614 August 1882  Addition of tower - plans dated
Item 4 of 61915  Wooden porch - Balfour supervised installation
Item 5 of 614 July 1930  Heightening of tower - plans dated
Item 6 of 61996 Build/constructionOak and etched glass screen round main entrance.


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 12Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd)    Interior work, instructed by Balfour Paul - date unknown
Item 2 of 12(Sir) Robert Rowand Anderson A18661868 
Item 3 of 12Horatio Kelson Bromhead  1867 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 4 of 12(Sir) Robert Rowand Anderson B1882 Addition of tower
Item 5 of 12Anderson & Browne B1882 Addition of tower
Item 6 of 12George Washington Browne B1882 Addition of tower
Item 7 of 12(Sir) Robert Rowand Anderson C1915 Wooden porch - Balfour supervised installation
Item 8 of 12Arthur Forman Balfour Paul C1915 Wooden porch - Balfour supervised installation
Item 9 of 12Rowand Anderson & Paul C1915 Wooden porch - Balfour supervised installation
Item 10 of 12Arthur Forman Balfour Paul D1930 Heightening of tower
Item 11 of 12Rowand Anderson & Paul D1930 Heightening of tower
Item 12 of 12James Anderson K1996 Oak and etched glass screen round main entrance.

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 1St Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church Hall 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1867   883
Item 2 of 4McDonald, William (ed)1999Burgh of Helensburgh Dean of Guild Court Records 1875-1975 Argyll & Bute Council Library & Information Service and Argyll & Bute Archives 
Item 3 of 4RSA1868   194
Item 4 of 4Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p271

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Argyll & Bute Council ArchivesHelensburgh Dean of Guild 13/1882; 7/1930
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34896 
Item 3 of 4Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information on Scott Morton & Co involvement
Item 4 of 4St Michaels and All AngelsVestry minutes and specification