Basic Site Details

Name: Knockbain Munlochy Free Church and Hall
Town, district or village: Munlochy
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Knockbain Parish Church  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church  
Item 2 of 2Hall  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 414 April 1884 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 417 April 1884 Contracts advertisedEstimates called for for the new Free Church and Meeting Hall at Munlochy. Plans and specifications can be seen at the office of A Maitland & Sons.
Item 3 of 4August 1886 Opened 
Item 4 of 41887 Build/constructionnew church and manse 'recently' erected


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 5A Maitland & SonsArchitectural practiceA1884  
Item 2 of 5Andrew MaitlandArchitectA1884  
Item 3 of 5Andrew Maitland IIArchitectA1884  
Item 4 of 5James MaitlandArchitectA1884  
Item 5 of 5John RhindArchitectB18841886John Rhind is given as the architect for this building in 'Buildings of Scotland'. However Maitland is given in the Inverness Courier.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Ewing, W Annals of the Free Church  Volume II
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p439
Item 3 of 3   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh Evening News4 September 1886   
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh Evening News31 May 1887  'new church and manse recently erected'
Item 3 of 4Inverness Courier14 April 1884   
Item 4 of 4Inverness Courier17 April 1884   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register52257