Basic Site Details

Name: Yester House, St Bothan's Chapel
Town, district or village: Yester
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: YESTER HOUSE, ST BOTHAN'S CHAPEL, FORMERLY ST CUTHBERT'S COLLEGIATE CHURCH (Ref:14695)


This building is in the East Lothian Council and the Yester Parish. It is a category A building and was listed on 05/02/1971.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Collegiate Church  

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11753 Alteration/conversionProbably designed Gothic facade to truncated church to serve as burial place for 4th Marquess of Tweeddale

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 3James AdamArchitectA1753 Probably designed Gothic facade to truncated church to serve as burial place for 4th Marquess of Tweeddale
Item 2 of 3R & J AdamArchitectural practiceA1753 Probably designed Gothic facade to truncated church to serve as burial place for 4th Marquess of Tweeddale
Item 3 of 3Robert AdamArchitectA1753 Probably designed Gothic facade to truncated church to serve as burial place for 4th Marquess of Tweeddale

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Tweeddale, 4th Marquess of 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Yester HouseOriginal house of 1699-1728 by James Smith and Alexander MacGill, altered in 1729 by William Adam Senior and then, in 1789, by Robert Adam.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
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)  pp213-14

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1East Lothian Antiquarian & Field Naturalists' Soc1972xiii Article by J G Dunbar, pp31-2