Basic Site Details

Name: Free Church
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Also notice held in church gives some information

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St George  
Item 2 of 2St George's Free 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 1George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 726 August 1843 Foundation stoneOriginal building
Item 2 of 71844  Original building
Item 3 of 714 April 1844 OpenedOriginal building
Item 4 of 71892  Remodelled
Item 5 of 710 December 1893 OpenedRe-opened after remodelling
Item 6 of 71908  Alterations
Item 7 of 71909  Further work?


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 7James Halliday A1892 Remodelling
Item 2 of 7Barbour & Bowie B1908 Alterations
Item 3 of 7James Barbour B1908 Alterations
Item 4 of 7John McLintock Bowie B1908 Alterations
Item 5 of 7Barbour & Bowie C1909 Further work
Item 6 of 7James Barbour C1909 Further work
Item 7 of 7John McLintock Bowie C1909 Further work

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Free Church house 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Ewing, W Annals of the Free Church  Volume II, p44
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p244

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 223 and 1375
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26206