Basic Site Details

Name: St John's Free Church
Town, district or village: Gourock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Gourock Free ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2St John's Church  

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 1Bath StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21857  Nave and tower base.
Item 2 of 21877  Addition of crown spire


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 7J, W H & J M Hay ('The Hays of Liverpool')Architectural practiceA1857 Nave and tower base.
Item 2 of 7James Murdoch HayArchitectA1857 Nave and tower base.
Item 3 of 7John HayArchitectA1857 Nave and tower base.
Item 4 of 7William Hardie HayArchitectA1857 Nave and tower base.
Item 5 of 7Bruce & SturrockArchitectural practiceB18771878Addition of crown spire
Item 6 of 7David SturrockArchitectB18771878Addition of crown spire
Item 7 of 7John Leck BruceArchitectB18771878Addition of crown spire


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Walker, David M2002Presbyterian Variations on Themes by Sharpe and Pugin:The Scottish Work of the Hays of Liverpool Architectural Heritage XIII, Journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, pp99-127p109
Item 2 of 2Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p139

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect16 November 1877   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34000