Basic Site Details

Name: Forgue Parish Church and Graveyard
Town, district or village: Forgue
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The information about the Archibald Simpson work and the two phases of alterations is from Historic Scotland list description. Numerous references are given in this but no indication of which reference belongs to which bit of information.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618191821Build/constructionOriginal church
Item 2 of 61859 Build/constructionSession House
Item 3 of 61872 Alteration/conversion 
Item 4 of 6c. 1880  Alterations to 1821 church
Item 5 of 61911 AdditionAddition to session house
Item 6 of 61926 Alteration/conversion 


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 2Archibald SimpsonArchitect 18191821 
Item 2 of 2James DuncanArchitect c. 1880 Work on church


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hay, George1957The Architecture of Scottish Post-Reformation Churches 1560-1843 Oxford: Clarendon Pressp189-242
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp497

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City ArchivesDuncan and Munro Collection Plans
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register