Basic Site Details

Name: Holy Trinity Church
Town, district or village: Ayr
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans held at church (1971). Builders 1898-99 Cowlin & Son of Bristol.

Triptych reredos carved by Hitch, painted by Clayton & Bell and assembled by Luscombe & Son. Chancel screen executed by White & Son.

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 1Holy Trinity Church, Fullarton StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518371839Build/constructionOriginal building
Item 2 of 51888  East end built
Item 3 of 518981900 Nave built to John L Pearson's design. Triptych and chancel screen.
Item 4 of 51936  Repairs after fire damage
Item 5 of 51964 CompletionTower completed to different design


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 9David BryceArchitectF18371839Original building - while in Burn's office
Item 2 of 9William BurnArchitectF18371839By David Bryce while in Burn's office
Item 3 of 9John Loughborough PearsonArchitect 1888 East end built
Item 4 of 9Frank Loughborough PearsonArchitect 18981900Nave built to John L Pearson's design. Also triptych and chancel screen.
Item 5 of 9J & J A CarrickArchitectural practiceA1936 Repairs after fire damage
Item 6 of 9James Andrew CarrickArchitectA1936 Repairs after fire damage
Item 7 of 9James CarrickArchitectA1936 Repairs after fire damage
Item 8 of 9Pinckney & Gott C1964 Tower completed to a different design
Item 9 of 9Roger Arthur Philip PinckneyArchitectC1964 Tower completed to different design

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Old School near Episcopal Church 


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 Pressp126
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp10
Item 3 of 4Newberry, J E John Loughborough Pearsonv 1Architectural Review, pp1-11, 69-82 
Item 4 of 4Quiney, Anthony1979John Loughborough Pearson  p288

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Ayrshire Advertiser16 February 1888   
Item 2 of 5Ayrshire Advertiser8 November 1900   
Item 3 of 5Builder22 January 1898LXXIV p155
Item 4 of 5BuilderLate 1900LXXIX p469
Item 5 of 5Building News1888v54 Check date p272

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21586 
Item 2 of 2J & J A CarrickHandlist of works by James Carrick (copy in possession of DMW)