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Basic Site Details

Name: Wellpark Free Church
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: In 1852 it was proposed that the Hays of Liverpool, having won the competition for Well Park church, should enter into a second tier competition with David Mackintosh of Greenock, who had not entered the original competition; however, this motion was voted down.

Cost: 4,387

Mason: James MacKinnon of Helensburgh

Joiners: King, Murray & Nicolson

Glazier: John Cairney

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Well Park 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 1Lynedoch Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118521854  

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 4David MackintoshArchitect 1852 Proposed that he should compete. See note.
Item 2 of 4J, W H & J M Hay ('The Hays of Liverpool')Architectural practiceA18531854 
Item 3 of 4James Murdoch HayArchitectA18531854 
Item 4 of 4William Hardie HayArchitectA18531854 

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 1Wellpark Free Church HallsHalls cost 1787. Church by Hays of Liverpool.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Walker, David M2002Presbyterian Variations on Themes by Sharpe and Pugin:The Scottish Work of the Hays of Liverpool Architectural Heritage XIII, Journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, pp99-127pp105 & 108-9
Item 2 of 2Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p121

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 May 1854  page 237

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Robert Hill, CanadaInformation sent to Dictionary Sent September 2016
Item 2 of 2Well Park Free ChurchDeacon's Court Minutes  

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© All rights reserved. The Builder, Vol. 15,  6 May 1854, page 237. 

© All rights reserved. The Builder, Vol. 15, 6 May 1854, page 237.

© All rights reserved. The Builder, Vol. 15,  6 May 1854, page 237. 

© All rights reserved. The Builder, Vol. 15, 6 May 1854, page 237.