Basic Site Details

Name: Chalmers Street UP Church
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Seated for 500. Cost 1,500

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Chalmers Street Parish Church  
Item 2 of 3Chalmers Street UF Church  
Item 3 of 3Chalmers Street-Headwell Parish Church  

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 1Chalmers StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2July 1861 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 214 April 1862 Opened 


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 1John Melvin (senior)Architect 18611862 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Henderson, E1879Annals of Dunfermline  p683
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume I, p354

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Managers' Minutes and Deacons' Court Minutes CH 3/569/6, 8 October 1860-25 February 1861