Basic Site Details

Name: Waterbeck UP Church
Town, district or village: Waterbeck
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: On Monday Sir John Heron Maxwell laid the foundation stone of a new United Presbyterian Church at Waterbeck, near Keithbridge, Dumfries. The church, which will accommodate 381 sitters, will be of the Early English Gothic style, and will be formed of nave and transepts. A manse is also in course of erection. The sites and the whole of the stone required for the buildings have been given free of charge, and the remaining cost is estimated at úl,868. [Building News 17 July 1868 p490]

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218681869  
Item 2 of 229 July 1869 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 1James Barbour  18681869 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p561
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 1, p57

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News17 July 1868  p490 - foundation stone