Basic Site Details

Name: St Salvadors Episcopal Church and Hall
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: St Salvador's Schools were part of site - now Maxwelltown Information Centre?

Stencil decoration (watercolour & tempera) which was previously thought to have been designed end by Bodley but was actually carried out by Frederick Richard Leach of Cambridge was replaced in oils by Mackay & Son under the direction of Charles G Soutar in 1906 and restored by J & T Harvey under the direction of Colin McWilliam in 1972.

Builder John Coghill & Co Glasgow, Rettie & Kent made the lectern and pulpit, 1868, stalls Kidd & Sons 1874, chancel screen Braern & Downing, 1875.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2St Salvador StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 101857  Halls
Item 2 of 1018651868 Nave
Item 3 of 101870s(?)  Stencilled decoration.

Item 4 of 101874 Build/constructionChancel. Ceilings painted.
Item 5 of 101875 Build/constructionChancel screen - executed by Braun & Downing of Birmingham. Stalls executed by Kidd & Son, joiner.
Item 6 of 1018781879Build/constructionWalls painted.
Item 7 of 101906 RepairStencil decoration inside and exterior stonework
Item 8 of 101950  Alterations
Item 9 of 101972 RefurbishmentInterior refurbished by J & T Harvey with specialist advice from Colin McWilliam and Rab Snowden.
Item 10 of 101981After 2013RestorationLong-running restoration including conservation of organ, re-gilding the reredos, chancel screen and re-bedding and renewing the stone floor of the nave.

People

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 15Robert BlackadderArchitect   Additions - date unknown
Item 2 of 15(Reverend) Edward SugdenArchitectD  Alterations to school - date unknown
Item 3 of 15George Frederick BodleyArchitectA1857 First church - with lower floor containing classroom and upper floor temporary church. Now Maxwelltown Information Centre.
Item 4 of 15George Frederick BodleyArchitectB18651868Nave
Item 5 of 15Bodley & GarnerArchitectural practiceC1874 Chancel and lady chapel
Item 6 of 15George Frederick BodleyArchitectC1874 Chancel and lady chapel
Item 7 of 15Thomas GarnerArchitectC1874 Chancel and lady chapel
Item 8 of 15Frederick Richard LeachCraftsmanT18741879Stencilled decoration
Item 9 of 15George Frederick BodleyArchitectG1875 Chancel screen and oak stalls (executed by joiner Kidd & Son)
Item 10 of 15James LoweArchitectJ1906 External repair
Item 11 of 15Charles Geddes SoutarArchitectK1906 Supervision of stencils being replaced in oils
Item 12 of 15Thomas Lindsay GrayArchitect 1950 Alterations
Item 13 of 15Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorS1981After 2013Long-running restoration including conservation of organ, re-gilding the reredos, chancel screen and re-bedding and renewing the stone floor of the nave.
Item 14 of 15James Walter Thorburn Simpson S1981After 2013Long-running restoration including conservation of organ, re-gilding the reredos, chancel screen and re-bedding and renewing the stone floor of the nave.
Item 15 of 15Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceS1981After 2013Long-running restoration including conservation of organ, re-gilding the reredos, chancel screen and re-bedding and renewing the stone floor of the nave.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Bertie, David M (ed)2000Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000 Edinburgh: T & T Clarkp454
Item 2 of 6Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep231-232
Item 3 of 6RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSInterior view of Chancel (c.1900) p46
Item 4 of 6Simpson & Brown2012Simpson & Brown Architects:Thirty-five years in practice 1977-2012   
Item 5 of 6Symondson, Anthony G F Bodley and St Salvador's DundeeVolume 1Bulletin of the Scottish Georgian Society, pp10-21 
Item 6 of 6Symondson, Anthony1997St Saldvador's Dundee and the fulfillment of the Puginian ideal Architectural Heritage VIII, pp108-116 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Courier and Advertiser14 September 1906   
Item 2 of 2Ecclesiology Today201653  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25314 
Item 3 of 3T Lindsay GrayT Lindsay Gray Drawing Archive 3 sheets drawings (roll 5)