Basic Site Details

Name: New Deer Free Church
Town, district or village: New Deer
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Mason: William Davidson of New Pitsligo.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1School Hall  

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 27 November 1883  Date of drawing of proposed new Free Church by Pirie & Clyne
Item 2 of 21885  New church


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 6Arthur ClyneArchitectB1883 Sketch design for new church - did not win competition
Item 2 of 6John Bridgeford PirieArchitectB1883 Sketch design for new church - did not win competition
Item 3 of 6Pirie & ClyneArchitectural practiceB1883 Sketch design for new church - did not win competition
Item 4 of 6Alexander EllisArchitectA1885 New church
Item 5 of 6Ellis & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1885 New church
Item 6 of 6Robert Gordon Wilson (senior)ArchitectA1885 New church


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Ewing, W Annals of the Free Church  volume 2, p190 (for the date)
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp302

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Daily Free Press4 May 1917  Obituary
Item 2 of 2Aberdeen Press and Journal Weekend Review4 May 1917  Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Three sheets elevations Ns 526 on handlist and perspective sketch no 462