Basic Site Details

Name: Cockpen Parish Church
Town, district or village: Cockpen
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Parish: Cockpen
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41816 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 418171820Build/construction 
Item 3 of 425 July 1817 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 41886  Organ case and new pews


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 7William Notman    Undated drawings possibly by Notman
Item 2 of 7Richard Crichton C1816 Designs drawn up.
Item 3 of 7R & R Dickson D18171820Executed the commission.
Item 4 of 7Archibald Elliot E18171820Supervised the construction by R & R Dickson
Item 5 of 7Charles George Hood Kinnear A1888 Organ case and new pews
Item 6 of 7John More Dick Peddie A1888 Organ case and new pews
Item 7 of 7Kinnear & Peddie A1888 Organ case and new pews


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p141

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Caledonian Mercury31 July 1817   
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh Evening Courant17 January 1820   
Item 3 of 3Edinburgh Magazine1819iv p368

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register780 
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors RecordsHR 333/6 
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Kirk Session RecordsCH 2/452/29 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNotman Collection Drawings Roll 2c,d