Basic Site Details

Name: Dumbarton Free Church
Town, district or village: Dumbarton
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 5,000.

Later a market hall with snooker hall.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Bell Leisure CentreYesSince 1982
Item 2 of 4Free High Church  
Item 3 of 4High Church  
Item 4 of 4UF Church  

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 1High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318631864  
Item 2 of 313 July 1863 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 31981 or 1982  Converted to leisure centre.


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 1John HoneymanArchitect 18631864 

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 1UF Church HallDemolished in 1981 to make way for conversion of church to leisure centre.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp51

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder16 January 1863XXI  
Item 2 of 4Builder16 June 1864XXII  
Item 3 of 4Builder17 July 1864XXII  
Item 4 of 4Building News17 June 1864   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24889 
Item 2 of 2Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection 3490