Basic Site Details

Name: Stonehaven Free Church
Town, district or village: Stonehaven
City or county: Kincardineshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: On Tuesday week the foundation stone of a new edifice erected by the Free Church congregation at Stonehaven was laid by the Earl of Kintore. The building is in the Decorated style of Gothic, simply treated in general detail. A commodious session-house is attached to the building. The cost of the building is about 1,500; and it will accommodate 500 in the area. The height to the apex of the ceiling is 33 feet. The architect is Mr. James Souttar, Aberdeen. [Building News 17 July 1868 p490]

Is this the same Free Church as that by Henderson (see separate entry), or is the latter in fact the manse? CHECK.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cameron Street South ChurchYes 

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 1Cameron StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21868 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 21896 Alterations and additionsAlterations and additions including tower


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 2James Souttar  18681869 
Item 2 of 2George Coutts  1896 Alterations and additions including tower


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp723

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Journal1 March 1868  Or possibly 11 March
Item 2 of 3Building News17 July 1868  p490

Item 3 of 3Dundee Advertiser1896  Check date

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register41592 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Souttar: F v13 p3 (microfiche 117/D1)