Basic Site Details

Name: St Peter-in-Chains RC Church
Town, district or village: Ardrossan
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost; 10,000. Brick panel about entrance by Alexander Archibald, bricklayer.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Peter's-ad-Vincula  

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 1St Peter-in-Chains, South Crescent RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11937 Design exhibited 


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 5Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceA19361937Mainly by Kennedy
Item 2 of 5Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectA19361937Mainly by Kennedy
Item 3 of 5T Warnett KennedyArchitectA19361937Mainly by Kennedy
Item 4 of 5McMillan & CroninArchitectural practiceB19971998Halls
Item 5 of 5Patrick (Pat or Paddy) Joseph CroninArchitectB19971998Halls


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 Pressp100
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp76
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1937   392
Item 4 of 4Stamp, Gavin and Taylor, Joe1994Executed buildings by Gillespie Kidd & Coia (list compiled from surviving office records) MacJournal One 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1936Jan-June p405
Item 2 of 2BuilderEarly 1938CLIV p981-2 Check date

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21335 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Jack Antonio Coia: F no3825 (box 29)