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Basic Site Details

Name: St Margaret's RC Memorial Church
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Total cost when completed 30,000
Clerk of Works for 1934-36 work David Westwood
Builders for 1934-36 work Robert Coll & Son

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61889  First scheme
Item 2 of 618941896 Unfinished
Item 3 of 616 November 1894 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 617 June 1896 OpenedNave and aisles opened
Item 5 of 619341936 Chancel and west sacristy/vestry added
Item 6 of 619391940 Reredos added


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 5(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA18891896 
Item 2 of 5George Mackie WatsonArchitectA18891896As chief assistant to Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 3 of 5Wardrop & AndersonArchitectural practiceA18891896 
Item 4 of 5M WatsonArchitect 19341936Chancel and west sacristy/vestry added - perhaps under the supervision of Reginald Fairlie
Item 5 of 5Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitect 19391940Reredos added; also altar and sanctuary decoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p187
Item 2 of 3Millar, A H1895Fife pictorial and historical CuparShows intended scheme
Item 3 of 3Nuttgens, Patrick1959Reginald Fairlie 1883-1952: A Scottish Architect Edinburgh: Oliver & Boydp47

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Architect XLI p246
Item 2 of 7Builder LXVII p379
Item 3 of 7Builder LXX pp564
Item 4 of 7Building News LXVII p641, 697
Item 5 of 7Building News LXX p952
Item 6 of 7Dunfermline Press17 November 1934  p6
Item 7 of 7Dunfermline Press28 December 1940  p3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folders nos 2082 and 2517
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26018 
Item 4 of 5Mount StuartBute Archives  
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Mackie Watson: L v21 no1659


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