Basic Site Details

Name: Saltcoats RC Chapel
Town, district or village: Saltcoats
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51856   
Item 2 of 51890 AdditionAltar and other fittings
Item 3 of 519721973Addition 
Item 4 of 5Before 1975 Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 5Before 1975 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 7Robert BairdArchitectA18551856Uncertain as it may have been Alexander Baird or William Baird (given as 'Mr Baird' in sources).
Item 2 of 7Peter Paul PuginArchitectD1890 Altar and other fittings
Item 3 of 7Pugin & PuginArchitectural practiceD1890 Altar and other fittings
Item 4 of 7Samuel GilchristArchitectB19721973Additions
Item 5 of 7Andrew Houston WatsonArchitectGBefore 1975 Alterations and extensions
Item 6 of 7Angus ('Gus') Allen James StarlingArchitectGBefore 1975 Alterations and extensions
Item 7 of 7Robert Rennie & WatsonArchitectural practiceGBefore 1975 Alterations and extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp601
Item 2 of 5Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp73
Item 3 of 5Guthrie, Arthur Sketch of Ardrossan and Saltcoats   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices