Basic Site Details

Name: SS Ninian, Martin and John RC Church
Town, district or village: Whithorn
City or county: Wigtownshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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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 1George Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319551958Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 2 of 31959 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 31960 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 7Harry Stuart Goodhart-RendelArchitectA19551958Mainly responsible
Item 2 of 7Francis George BroadbentArchitectA19591960 
Item 3 of 7Goodhart-Rendel Broadbent & CurtisArchitectural practiceA19591960 
Item 4 of 7H Lewis CurtisArchitectA19591960 
Item 5 of 7(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectBEarly 1950s Prepared design - not executed. Commission went to Goodhart-Rendel.
Item 6 of 7Andrew RentonArchitectBEarly 1950s Prepared design - not executed. Commission went to Goodhart-Rendel.
Item 7 of 7Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceBEarly 1950s Prepared design - not executed. Commission went to Goodhart-Rendel


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p567

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51291 
Item 2 of 2Member of congregationInformation from member of congregation per Joan Richardson Sent November 2008.