Basic Site Details

Name: Kirriemuir Parish Church hall
Town, district or village: Kirriemuir
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 28 entrants in 1896 competition.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21896 Competition held 
Item 2 of 21905  Hall, session house and vestry


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 2Hugh GavinArchitect 1896 Design placed first in competition but apparently unexecuted. Gifford states that Gavin designed this hall in 1905.
Item 2 of 2David WaterstonArchitect 1905 Hall, session house and vestry

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Kirriemuir Parish ChurchThe heritors emp;loyed Playfair in preference to a local builder because they wanted the church to be 'an ornament to the village' but they regretted their choice because the church as built was short of accommodation.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep579
Item 2 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1BuilderLate 1896LXXI p540

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Kirriemuir Town HouseKirriemuir Dean of Guild Records Plans dated May 1905