Basic Site Details

Name: Prestwick UP Church
Town, district or village: Prestwick
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: It is possible that the related manse, added in 1885 at a cost of 1,486, was also designed by Morris.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318821884  
Item 2 of 35 June 1884 Opened 
Item 3 of 31921 Build/constructionWorld War I Memorial in NE vestibule


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 2James Archibald MorrisArchitect 18821884 
Item 2 of 2James Archibald MorrisArchitectB1921 World War I memorial in NE vestibule


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp578
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1988Attainable ideals: James A Morris 1857-1942 Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, Spring 1988, pp5-7 
Item 3 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp37
Item 4 of 4Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 2, p351

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2DMW ArchiveList of works by James A Morris, compiled by F B Dunbar  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49360