Basic Site Details

Name: Kinfauns Parish Church
Town, district or village: Kinfauns
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: A New Church at Kinfauns, N.B.,was opened for Divine service on Whitsun Day. The building was designed by Mr. Heiton, architect, Perth, and itís plain bold outline harmonises well with the scenery around. The style of architecture employed is that of tho Early French Gothic, and ths church is cruciform [Building News 10 June 1870 page 439]

The font and lectern by Graham Conacher Young may be in Kinfauns Old Parish Church - his LRIBA nomination paper is unclear.

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 418681870  
Item 2 of 4c. 1920  Memorial to Courtenay Patrick Flowerdew Lowson
Item 3 of 4After 1925Before 1933 Font and lectern - either 1925 or between 1930 and 1933 (thought to be for this church but possibly for Kinfauns Old Parish Church)
Item 4 of 4c. 1930  Memorial to William Duncan


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 8Andrew Heiton (junior)ArchitectA18681870 
Item 2 of 8John Murray RobertsonArchitectA18681870 
Item 3 of 8Thomas Arthur HeitonArchitectA18681870 
Item 4 of 8(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1920 Memorial to Courtenay Patrick Flowerdew Lowson
Item 5 of 8Graham Conacher YoungArchitectCAfter 1925Before 1933Font and lectern - either 1925 or between 1930 and 1933 (thought to be for this church but possibly for Kinfauns Old Parish Church)
Item 6 of 8G P K Young & SonArchitectural practiceC?After 1929Before 1933Font and lectern - may have been done by Graham Conacher Young in 1925, before he was taken into partnership by his father (thought to be for this church but possibly for Kinfauns Old Parish Church)
Item 7 of 8John Fraser MatthewArchitectBc. 1930 Memorial to William Duncan
Item 8 of 8Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceBc. 1930 Memorial to William Duncan


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp457

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building News10 June 1870  p439 - opening
Item 2 of 3Building News15 August 1890  p234
Item 3 of 3Dundee Advertiser5 March 1894  Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register11995 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR D/28, LOR K/24
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Graham Conacher Young: L no4273 (combined box 5)