Basic Site Details

Name: RC Church of St Francis and Franciscan Friary
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Drew Conlon still holds a painting of this church by the artist Peter Miller.

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 1Tullideph RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41933  Friary and hall and project for church
Item 2 of 41955  Exhibition drawing
Item 3 of 419571959Build/constructionChurch
Item 4 of 46 October 1957 Foundation stone'The Bishop of Dunkeld, the Right Rev. William A. Hart, laid the foundation stone of the new St. Francis' Friary Church in Dundee on October 6. Messrs. Reginald Fairlie & Partners, of Edinburgh, designed the church, which will seat about 500.' per Builder 18 October 1957, p701


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 3Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitectA1933 Friary and hall and project for church
Item 2 of 3Alexander Ritchie ConlonArchitectB1955 Church
Item 3 of 3Reginald Fairlie & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19571959Church


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep254
Item 2 of 2Nuttgens, Patrick1959Reginald Fairlie 1883-1952: A Scottish Architect Edinburgh: Oliver & Boydp31, plate 29

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder18 October 1957  'New Dundee Church', p701

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25682 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Framed exhibition drawing
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index