Basic Site Details

Name: St Drostan's Parish Church
Town, district or village: Markinch
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1884 repairs 883 16s 5d

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Markinch Parish ChurchYes 

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 1Kirk BraeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 91839  Session house at East of church
Item 2 of 922 March 1839 Plans approvedSession house
Item 3 of 91839 August 1839  Tender accepted and work executed - session house
Item 4 of 918831884 Additions to north aisle (and perhaps south wall pulpit) and repairs
Item 5 of 916 May 1884 Plans approvedAdditions to north aisle (and perhaps south wall pulpit) and repairs
Item 6 of 91 February 1885 OpenedAdditions to north aisle (and perhaps south wall pulpit) and repairs- church reopened
Item 7 of 91913  Alterations for accommodation of organ, plus heating
Item 8 of 91929  Underpinning of Norman tower and re-opening of lancets
Item 9 of 9c. 1938  Proposed organ chamber

People

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 10Robert HutchisonArchitect, Builder 1839 Session house at East of church
Item 2 of 10James Ross GillespieArchitect 18831884Additions to north aisle (and perhaps south wall pulpit)
Item 3 of 10Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA1913 Alterations for accommodation of organ, plus heating
Item 4 of 10James Ross GillespieArchitectA1913 Alterations for accommodation of organ, plus heating
Item 5 of 10James ScottArchitectA1913 Alterations for accommodation of organ, plus heating
Item 6 of 10George Brown DeasArchitect, Engineer 1929 Underpinning of Norman tower and re-opening of lancets - as executant architect? 'New process of pointing' adopted.
Item 7 of 10H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceB1929 Repairs to steeple and tower- with John Wilson Paterson as Chief Architect
Item 8 of 10John Wilson PatersonArchitectB1929 Repairs to steeple and tower- as Chief Architect?
Item 9 of 10Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceCc. 1938 Proposed organ chamber
Item 10 of 10James ScottArchitectCc. 1938 Proposed organ chamber

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 1St Drostan's Parish Church session houseSession house cost 300

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p20
Item 2 of 2The Third Statistical Account The Third Statistical Account: Fife  p530

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37644Church
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records HR 59/1 22 March, 13 August, 1839; HR 59/3, 16 May, 23 June 1884, 25 March 1886; 25 September 1913
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Brown Deas: F no3656 (box 26)
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 21, 335, 1306, 1312, 1313, 2190, 2375, 2624