Basic Site Details

Name: Abbey Church
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbey Parish ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2Arbroath Old and Abbey Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbey Path  
Item 2 of 2West Abbey StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41797 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41875 Build/constructionPulpit
Item 3 of 418761878Alterations and additionsAlterations including new windows and new vestibule
Item 4 of 41885  New front and tower. Hall.

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 11John ShanksMasonG1797  
Item 2 of 11Alexander MacfarlaneWrightH1797  
Item 3 of 11Aitkenhead & MasonArchitectural practiceC1875 Pulpit
Item 4 of 11James S MasonArchitectC1875 Pulpit
Item 5 of 11William AitkenheadArchitectC1875 Pulpit
Item 6 of 11George Shaw AitkenArchitectA18761878Alterations including new windows and new vestibule.
Item 7 of 11James MaclarenArchitectA18761878Alterations including new windows and new vestibule
Item 8 of 11Maclaren & AitkenArchitectural practiceA18761878Alterations including new windows and new vestibule
Item 9 of 11George Gordon MaclarenArchitectB1885 New front and tower. Also probably hall.
Item 10 of 11James MaclarenArchitectB1885 New front and tower. Also probably hall.
Item 11 of 11James Maclaren & SonArchitectural practiceB1885 New front and tower. Also probably hall.

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 1Abbey Church ManseFor the erection of a manse at Arbroath, for the Abbey Church Congregation. Messrs. J. Maclaren and Son, Dundee, architects. [Building News 21 October 1881 p547]

J Maclaren & Son were also employed on the Abbey Church

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep312-3
Item 2 of 2Groome, Francis H1893Ordnance GazeteerNew ed.  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Advertiser1885  Exact date missing

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21136West Abbey Street, Abbey parish Church
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSoutar Card Index