Basic Site Details

Name: St Sylvester's RC Chapel, presbytery and school
Town, district or village: Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 1Institution RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41844  Reference calls it 'new church at Elgin' - may be different church? Church and presbytery
Item 2 of 419 September 1844 OpenedChurch and presbytery
Item 3 of 41872 Build/constructionSchool (Institution Road front only) (Now a hall).
Item 4 of 41932  Alterations and additions


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 3Thomas Mackenzie  1843 Church and presbytery
Item 2 of 3George Melven  1872 School (Institution Road front only). Now a hall.
Item 3 of 3William John Devlin  1932 Alterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Mackintosh, H B1914Elgin past and present Elginpp6-7
Item 2 of 5Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp587-8
Item 3 of 5Watson, J & W1868Morayshire described Elginp206
Item 4 of 5Webster, G A2000History of St Sylvester's Church   
Item 5 of 5Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Courier3 May 1843  Advertisement for tenders
Item 2 of 2Inverness Courier26 May 1843  Reference calls it 'new church at Elgin' - may be different church

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30806