Basic Site Details

Name: Pathhead Free Church
Town, district or village: Pathhead, Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1958-9 work: 1,200.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Pathhead UF Church  
Item 2 of 2Pathhead West Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518421844  
Item 2 of 55 May 1844  Opened
Item 3 of 51845  Gallery built
Item 4 of 518581859 Heightening of walls and addition of gallery
Item 5 of 51929  Introduction of electric lighting and renovation of church and halls


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 4Cousin & GaleArchitectural practiceA18431844 
Item 2 of 4David CousinArchitectA18431844 
Item 3 of 4William GaleEngineerA18431844 
Item 4 of 4William LittleArchitect, Builder 18581859Heightening of walls and addition of gallery

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Pathhead Free Church Hall 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Ewing, W Annals of the Free Church  Volume II, pp 144 & 146
Item 2 of 4Lamb, John Alexander (ed)1956The Fasti of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1900-1929 Edinburgh & London: Oliver and Boydp 363
Item 3 of 4Livingstone, P K1957St Brycedale Church, Kirkcaldy Kirkcaldy: The Allen Lithographic Company Limitedpp 176-7
Item 4 of 4Scott, Hew Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae Edinburgh: Oliver & BoydVolume X, p 284

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Kirk Session Records CH 3/873/1: 14 May 1844; CH 3/873/2: 23 February , 22 March, 27 April, 11 May and 8 July 1858 and 2 April 1859