Basic Site Details

Name: Town's Churches, St Mary's Church and church hall
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The exact involvement of Thomson & Connell and Orphoot Whiting & Lindsay is unclear

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Parish ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 3East Church  
Item 3 of 3St Mary's EastYes 

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 2NethergateYes 
Item 2 of 2Tally StreetYesAddress of hall

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61823 Alterations and additionsTo medieval church
Item 2 of 618421845 Bryce superintended construction of designs by Burn (Colvin gives 1846-47)
Item 3 of 61872 ReconstructionBy Sir George Gilbert Scott
Item 4 of 618961897 Hall
Item 5 of 6c. 1920  Black Watch war memorial
Item 6 of 619391956 Reseating, oak screen etc.

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 16William BurnArchitectK1823 Alterations
Item 2 of 16David BryceArchitectA18421845Superintended construction of designs by Burn for new church following rejection of scheme for rebuilding the medieval church, burnt 1841.
Item 3 of 16William BurnArchitectA18421845Designs drawn up for new church following rejection of scheme for rebuilding the medieval church, burnt 1841.
Item 4 of 16Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA18441845Designs drawn up for new church following rejection of scheme for rebuilding the medieval church, burnt 1841.
Item 5 of 16(Sir) George Gilbert ScottArchitect, Architectural practice 1872 Restoration
Item 6 of 16William AlexanderArchitect 18961897Hall added
Item 7 of 16Patrick Hill ThomsArchitectBc. 1920 Black Watch war memorial
Item 8 of 16Thoms & WilkieArchitectural practiceBc. 1920 Black Watch war memorial
Item 9 of 16William Fleming WilkieArchitectBc. 1920 Black Watch war memorial
Item 10 of 16Frank James ConnellArchitectCc. 19391956Reseating, oak screen etc
Item 11 of 16Leslie Grahame Thomson & ConnellArchitectural practiceCc. 19391956Reseating, oak screen etc
Item 12 of 16Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)ArchitectCc. 19391956Reseating, oak screen etc
Item 13 of 16Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectDc. 19391956Reseating, oak screen etc
Item 14 of 16Orphoot, Whiting & LindsayArchitectural practiceDc. 19391940Reseating, oak screen etc - continued by Lindsay under subsequent partnership
Item 15 of 16Orphoot & LindsayArchitectural practiceD19451952Reseating, oak screen etc - begun by Lindsay prior to partnership and continued by him after its dissolution
Item 16 of 16Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceD19521956Reseating, oak screen etc - begun by Lindsay under previous partnership

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 6Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep90
Item 3 of 6MacLaren, J1874History of Dundee  p218
Item 4 of 6McKean, Charles and Walker, David1993Dundee: An Illustrated Architectural GuideRevised EditionEdinburgh: RIASpp59-61
Item 5 of 6RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSp10. View by R.W. Billings
Item 6 of 6Walker, David M1955Architects and Architecture in Dundee 1770-1914   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Advertiser31 December 1841   
Item 2 of 3Dundee Advertiser14 January 1842  and 28 January 1842
Item 3 of 3Dundee Advertiser4 March 1896  Hall

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4 Thoms & Wilkie Photo Collection Formerly in the Thoms & Wilkie office
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25382 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection AND 50/18
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSIan G Lindsay Collection IGL/W232/