Basic Site Details

Name: Bellie Kirk
Town, district or village: Fochabers
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bellie
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bellie Church  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417951797Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41835 RepairRepairs and alterations
Item 3 of 41952 * RestorationPlans for restoration, supported by The Saltire Society, The National Trust for Scotland, and The Ecclesiological Society
Item 4 of 419521954Restoration 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 5John BaxterArchitectA17951797 
Item 2 of 5Archibald SimpsonArchitectB1835 Repairs and alterations
Item 3 of 5George Angus MitchellArchitectC19521954Restoration
Item 4 of 5George Bennett Mitchell & SonArchitectural practiceC19521954Restoration
Item 5 of 5John Lamb C19521954Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Hay, George1957The Architecture of Scottish Post-Reformation Churches 1560-1843 Oxford: Clarendon Pressfigure 28
Item 3 of 4Shaw, L1882History of the Province of Moray2v p71
Item 4 of 4Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp432, 436, 616-7

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal15 April 1835   
Item 2 of 2Builder25 January 1952  P169

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 44/32/10 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House PlansRHP 8531-4