Basic Site Details

Name: West Church
Town, district or village: Fraserburgh
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Henderson of Aberdeen was mason. Partly completed church was destroyed by storms in September 1875.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1West 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 2The HexagonYes 
Item 2 of 2Victoria StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318761877  
Item 2 of 325 October 1876  Estimates
Item 3 of 31893  Additions. Wheel window in rear gable and low vestry. 'Buildings of scotland' gives date as 1899.


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 5Brebner & JenkinsArchitectural practice, BuildersB18741876 
Item 2 of 5David MacGibbonArchitectA18761877 
Item 3 of 5MacGibbon & RossArchitectural practiceA18761877 
Item 4 of 5Thomas RossArchitectA18761877 
Item 5 of 5Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectA1893 or 1899 Additions. Wheel window in rear gable and low vestry. (Buildings of Scotland gives date on 1899)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp197-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal29 September 1875   
Item 2 of 2Aberdeen Journal25 October 1876  Date of estimates

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Viewfield House, Old Perth Rd, Inverness (1990)A Marshall Mackenzie & Marr Office List (held by John G Marr in 1960)