Basic Site Details

Name: East Free Church
Town, district or village: Brechin
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: just over £3,100

Mason: Robert Millar.

Wright: John Hird of Montrose

Slater: William Stewart

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Baptist ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 3St Columba's Church  
Item 3 of 3West and St Columba'sYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Panmure StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Southesk StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218551856 Constructed after design competition
Item 2 of 21 August 1856  Foundation stone

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 4J, W H & J M Hay ('The Hays of Liverpool')Architectural practiceA18551856Constructed after winning design competition
Item 2 of 4James Murdoch HayArchitectA18551856Constructed after winning design competition
Item 3 of 4John HayArchitectA18551856Constructed after winning design competition
Item 4 of 4William Hardie HayArchitectA18551856Constructed after winning design competition

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 Yalep365
Item 2 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder1855XIII p118
Item 2 of 3Building Chronicle1 August 1855I p223
Item 3 of 3Building Chronicle1 August 1856II p87

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22522Baptist Church (Formerly West and St Columba's Parish Church) and Halls, Panmure Street/Southesk Street