Basic Site Details

Name: Parish Church
Town, district or village: Kilsyth
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Booklet in the church which states that it was completed in 1816 “built of local sandstone from the local Glen Garrel quarry under the supervision of Mr Lawrie, a Dalkeith mason and was designed by a Mr Shepherd”.

The Waddell & Young work was probably on this church but may relate to another church in Kilsyth.

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31816   
Item 2 of 31892  Remodelling
Item 3 of 31932 Design exhibitedAddition of chancel


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 5John A ShepherdArchitectA1816  
Item 2 of 5David ThomsonArchitect 1892 Remodelling
Item 3 of 5John Jeffrey WaddellArchitectB1932 Addition of chancel
Item 4 of 5Thomas Peach Weir YoungArchitectB1932 Addition of chancel
Item 5 of 5Waddell & YoungArchitectural practiceB1932 Addition of chancel


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Groome, Francis H1893Ordnance GazeteerNew ed.  
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1932   324

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of John GerrardInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Information sent September 2016 - from a historical booklet in the church
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register36222 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson's job list