Basic Site Details

Name: Beith UF Church
Town, district or village: Beith
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: First Free Church in Beith destroyed in 1916 by fire. Cost of rebuilding 11,000.

War Memorial (1946) with plaque below designed by Abdrew Jamieson and executed in the works of the Macneill Brothers.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 5Beith Trinity Church  
Item 2 of 5Beith UF Church  
Item 3 of 5Hamilfield Free Church  
Item 4 of 5Hamilfield UF Church  
Item 5 of 5Trinity Parish ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Trinity Crescent  
Item 2 of 2Wilson StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31875 Plans approvedSite and plans agreed for new church by Robert Baldie
Item 2 of 31883 Build/constructionOriginal church (buildings of Scotland gives 1882-3)
Item 3 of 320 January 1926 Foundation stoneRebuilding and church halls


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 6Baldie & TennantArchitectural practiceB1883 Original church
Item 2 of 6Robert BaldieArchitectB1883 Original church
Item 3 of 6William TennantArchitectB1883 Original church
Item 4 of 6Arthur John FryersArchitectA19231926Rebuilding and church halls
Item 5 of 6Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceA19231926Rebuilding and church halls
Item 6 of 6Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectA19231926Rebuilding and church halls


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Beith Trinity Church2002Kirk Session of Beith   
Item 2 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp194
Item 3 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp96

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register942Wilson Street, Beith Trinity Church (Church of Scotland)