Basic Site Details

Name: Dumbarton Parish Church Halls
Town, district or village: Dumbarton
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The new halls which have been erected in connection with the Dumbarton Parish Church were formally opened recently. The premises are situated behind the properties at numbers 53 and 55 Church Street and are entered by a passage 8 feet wide from Church Street. Within the building are included a hall with siting accommodation for 735 persons, a lesser hall to seat 140 persons, committee rooms, retiring rooms, cloak rooms, etc, the total cost being upwards of 3,000. The architect was Mr J M Crawford, Dumbarton.
[Builder 6 November 1897 p380]

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21897 Opened 
Item 2 of 219751977Build/constructionHalls to S


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 4John McLean (or Maclean) CrawfordArchitect 1897  
Item 2 of 4Wright Kirkwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19751977Halls to S
Item 3 of 4James Smith KirkwoodArchitectB19751977Halls to S
Item 4 of 4William John Brockie WrightArchitectB19751977Halls to S

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 1Dumbarton Parish Church 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp397

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 November 1897LXXIII p380