Basic Site Details

Name: Portland Road UP Church
Town, district or village: Kilmarnock
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 2000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Howard St Andrew name in 2013

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Portland Road(?)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418581859  
Item 2 of 4October 1858  Drawings
Item 3 of 4December 1859  Church opened
Item 4 of 4After 1920Before 1942 Chancel and other additions/alterations


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 5Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18581859 
Item 2 of 5John Dick PeddieArchitectA18581859 
Item 3 of 5Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18581859 
Item 4 of 5Gabriel SteelArchitectBAfter 1920Before 1942Chancel and other additions/alterations
Item 5 of 5Hay & SteelArchitectural practiceBAfter 1920Before 1942Chancel and other additions/alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp421
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 2, p286

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1850/55/1
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Gabriel Steel: F no3861 (box 29)