Basic Site Details

Name: Greyfriars Church and Convent
Town, district or village: Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church  
Item 2 of 2Convent  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118961900RestorationInvestigation and partial 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 2John Kinross  18961900Investigation and partial restoration
Item 2 of 2Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd) Bc. 1898 Screen panels using remains of older screen - designed by David Morton (unclear who this is)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bute, 3rd Marquess ofAlso designed stained glass of east window.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1900 part 1 pp76, 77, 79
Item 2 of 4Hannah, Rosemary 2021The Grand Designer: Third Marquis of Bute Birlinnpp335, 352
Item 3 of 4RSA1900   533, 549
Item 4 of 4Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp581-582

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30681Abbey Street, Convent of Mercy, Chapel
Item 2 of 2Mount StuartBute Archives