Basic Site Details

Name: Turriff Parish Church
Town, district or village: Turriff
City or county: Aberdeenshire
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 2St Ninian & Forglen  
Item 2 of 2St Ninian's  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 617921794 Original building
Item 2 of 61830 AdditionNorth Aisle added
Item 3 of 61875 Alterations and additionsAlterations - including reconstruction after removal of organ chamber and session room
Item 4 of 61875  New belfry
Item 5 of 61890s  Alterations
Item 6 of 61914  Reconstruction


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 11___MassieWrightX17921794 
Item 2 of 11James RobertsonMasonY17941795 
Item 3 of 11James DuncanArchitectA1875 Alterations - including reconstruction after removal of organ chamber and session room
Item 4 of 11J & W SmithArchitectural practiceD1875 New belfry
Item 5 of 11William Smith IIArchitectD1875 New belfry
Item 6 of 11James DuncanArchitectB1890s Alterations
Item 7 of 11James Duncan & SonArchitectural practiceB?1890s Alterations - exact date unclear; may have been done before partnership was formed in 1897
Item 8 of 11William Liddle DuncanArchitectB?1890s Alterations - exact date unclear; may have been done before partnership was formed in 1897
Item 9 of 11A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceC1914 Reconstruction
Item 10 of 11Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectC1914 Reconstruction
Item 11 of 11Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectC1914 Reconstruction

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 1Turriff Parish Church Hall (St Ninian's) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Turriff Parish Church1914Turriff Parish Church book of the bazaar   
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp408-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Journal3 December 1914   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen City ArchivesDuncan and Munro Collection Smith, Duncan & Mackenzie plans were in possession of James Munro, Turriff, seen by DMW c.1966
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42162 
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records  
Item 4 of 4Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)