Basic Site Details

Name: English Free Church
Town, district or village: Stornoway
Island: Lewis
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Free Church StornowayYes 
Item 2 of 2Martin's Memorial 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 2Francis Street  
Item 2 of 2Kenneth StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417 August 1876 Journal referenceAdvertisement for tenders
Item 2 of 41878 Journal reference 
Item 3 of 41893 Build/constructionHalls at rear
Item 4 of 41910  Spire added


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 4Clarke & Bell and R A Bryden A1878  
Item 2 of 4Robert Alexander Bryden A1878  
Item 3 of 4John Robertson D1893 Halls at rear
Item 4 of 4Alexander Macdonald  1910 Spire added


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp628
Item 2 of 2Miers, Mary2008The Western Seaboard The Rutland Pressp273

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect8 November 1878   
Item 2 of 2Inverness Courier17 August 1876