Basic Site Details

Name: UP Church and hall
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1,600. 600 sittings

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Gillespie Memorial ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 3Gillespie UF ChurchYes 
Item 3 of 3Gillespie UP ChurchYes 

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418481849  
Item 2 of 419 September 1848 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 44 November 1849 Opened 
Item 4 of 4June 1958September 1959Plans datedSurvey plans and plans for 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 4Andrew BalfourBuilder 18481849 
Item 2 of 4Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceA19581959Alterations
Item 3 of 4George AnnandArchitectAc. 1958c. 1959Alterations
Item 4 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitectAc. 1958c. 1959Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p185
Item 2 of 4Gillespie Memorial Church handbook1930Gillespie Memorial Church handbook   
Item 3 of 4Henderson, E1879Annals of Dunfermline  p660
Item 4 of 4Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 1, p360

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Plans of hall Folder no 2991
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26037 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA 1950/4/1-7