Basic Site Details

Name: Kilbirnie Parish Church
Town, district or village: Kilbirnie
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kilbirnie Auld Kirk  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519031905 Carved panels; transept and entrance added to east of Crawford aisle
Item 2 of 51910  Organ chamber added
Item 3 of 51926 AdditionWar memorial, E wall
Item 4 of 519541855RestorationRestoration and saddleback roof and arched W bellcote
Item 5 of 519891996Repair 


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 7Robert Snodgrass (senior)Architect, BuilderH18541855Restoration and saddleback roof and arched W bellcote
Item 2 of 7Charles Stewart Still JohnstonArchitect 19031905Carved panels; transept and entrance added to east of Crawford aisle
Item 3 of 7Charles Stewart Still JohnstonArchitectB1910 Organ chamber added
Item 4 of 7James HoustonArchitectC1926 War Memorial, East Wall
Item 5 of 7Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorG19891996Repairs
Item 6 of 7James Walter Thorburn Simpson G19891996Repairs
Item 7 of 7Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceG19891996Repairs

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 1Kilbirnie Parish Church and Cemetery, MonumentsMemorials to Sir James Knox of Place, his wife Anne Elizabeth McCosh and Major General Sir Charles Massy Matthew


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp400-402
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp92
Item 3 of 4Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburghno 468: C S S Johnston work
Item 4 of 4Simpson & Brown2012Simpson & Brown Architects:Thirty-five years in practice 1977-2012   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7492 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records HR 690/2-4
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index