Basic Site Details

Name: Jedburgh Abbey
Town, district or village: Jedburgh
City or county: Roxburghshire
Country: Scotland
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51642 RepairMylne reported on the dangerous state of the Abbey.
Item 2 of 51771  Report on condition of belfry - was ruinous and in danger of falling
Item 3 of 51875  Repair and part restoration.
Item 4 of 51898  Partial excavation at east end of church
Item 5 of 51923 Restoration 


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 6John Mylne junior C1642 Reported on the dangerous state of the Abbey at Jedburgh
Item 2 of 6James Nisbet B1771 Reported on the condition of the belfry with Baillie Winter and Thomas Wintrup of Jedburgh. They conculded that the belfry was ruinous and in danger of falling.
Item 3 of 6(Sir) Robert Rowand Anderson  1875 Repair and part restoration.
Item 4 of 6Peter Macgregor Chalmers  1894 Partial excavation at east end of church
Item 5 of 6H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency) A1923 Restoration
Item 6 of 6John Wilson Paterson A1923 Restoration

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 1Jedburgh Abbey, Marquis of Lothian Memorial 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp406
Item 3 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p590
Item 4 of 4Mylne, R S The Master Masons to the Crown of Scotland  pp138-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Southern Reporter25 November 1875   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits GD 40/4/480 Restoration scheme by R R Anderson