Basic Site Details

Name: Templehall Church
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The Church of Scotland's Home Board appointed William & Hubbard, who made the design. (Williamson was dead by then). The Presbytery refused to accept Hubbard and an amendment to the Board's proposal was carried nominating Deas as architect. The matter was resolved by Deas executing Hubbard's design.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 44 June 1954 * ProposedPlans to be prepared
Item 2 of 419551956  
Item 3 of 4April 1955 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 43 August 1956 Opened 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2George Brown DeasArchitect, EngineerA19551956Worked in association with Hubbard but not in partnership.
Item 2 of 2Henry Hubbard (or Harry Hubbard)ArchitectA19551956Worked in association with George Brown Deas but not in partnership.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cunningham, Margaret M1995Templehall Times 1952-1995 Kirkcaldy 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p293
Item 3 of 3Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p19

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder4 June 1954  p1007
Item 2 of 5Fife Free Press9 April 1955   
Item 3 of 5Fife Free Press4 August 1956   
Item 4 of 5Prospect Notes1959  Winter issue. Obituary of Hubbard
Item 5 of 5RIBA JournalMay 1960 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Hubbard

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Ms Elizabeth Halkett, secretary to William WilliamsonInformation via website