Basic Site Details

Name: Free Church
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Also notice held in church gives some information

Alternative Names

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 726 August 1843 Foundation stoneOriginal building
Item 2 of 71844  Original building
Item 3 of 714 April 1844 OpenedOriginal building
Item 4 of 71892  Remodelled
Item 5 of 710 December 1893 OpenedRe-opened after remodelling
Item 6 of 71908  Alterations
Item 7 of 71909  Further work?


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 7James HallidayArchitectA1892 Remodelling
Item 2 of 7Barbour & BowieArchitectural practiceB1908 Alterations
Item 3 of 7James BarbourArchitectB1908 Alterations
Item 4 of 7John McLintock BowieArchitectB1908 Alterations
Item 5 of 7Barbour & BowieArchitectural practiceC1909 Further work
Item 6 of 7James BarbourArchitectC1909 Further work
Item 7 of 7John McLintock BowieArchitectC1909 Further work

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 1Free Church house 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Ewing, W Annals of the Free Church  Volume II, p44
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p244

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 223 and 1375
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26206