Basic Site Details

Name: Free West Church
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost £5,209 (initial cost £2,938).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Mark's GreenbankYes 

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 2Ardgowan StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Kelly StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51861  Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 512 June 1861 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 513 November 1862 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 51875  Alterations
Item 5 of 51889  Additions

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 3John HoneymanArchitectA1861 Won competition to secure job - spire planned but not built
Item 2 of 3Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceB1889 Additions
Item 3 of 3John HoneymanArchitectB1889 Additions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 3Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp50-1
Item 3 of 3Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p136

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder20 July 1861XIX p73
Item 2 of 3Builder6 December 1862XX  
Item 3 of 3Builder15 August 1863XXI  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book (also for additions)
Item 2 of 2Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 33