Basic Site Details

Name: Little Church in the Field
Town, district or village: Gorgie/Dalry
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Gorgie Baptist Church took on this building in 1907 and made extensions but the congregation soon outgrew it and in 1916 moved to the former EU Church in Dalry Road, the EU congregation in turn taking over this building.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 5Community CentreYesCurrent use
Item 2 of 5Dalry EU Church In 1916
Item 3 of 5Gorgie Baptist Church from 1907 to 1916
Item 4 of 5Gorgie War Memorial HallYesAfter 1916
Item 5 of 5Reformed Presbyterian Church Prior to 1907

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21887   
Item 2 of 21909  Additions and 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 3David RobertsonArchitect 1887  
Item 2 of 3James Alexander ArnottArchitectA1909 Alterations and additions for the Baptist congregation - as 'joint architect' with Morrison
Item 3 of 3James Inch MorrisonArchitectA1909 Alterations and additions for the Baptist congregation - as 'joint architect' with Arnott


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cant, Malcolm1995Gorgie and Dalry Edinburgh: Malcolm Cant Publicationspp80, 81 and 88
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp507

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Inch Morrison: L v19 no 1471