Basic Site Details

Name: Ladybank Free Church
Town, district or village: Ladybank
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for the former Ladybank Parish Church, now a church hall. NB: The parish of Ladybank was disjoined from Collessie in 1882.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Collessie Free Church Alternative original name
Item 2 of 4Ladybank Parish ChurchYes 
Item 3 of 4Ladybank St Mary's Parish Church  
Item 4 of 4Ladybank St Mary's UF Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6July 1874  First sketch designs
Item 2 of 6August 1874  Date of drawings, scheme A - executed design based on these
Item 3 of 618751876Construction 
Item 4 of 66 April 1876 Opened 
Item 5 of 61899  Pulpit
Item 6 of 61928  Redecoration


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 7Charles George Hood Kinnear B18741876Original church designed and built
Item 2 of 7John Dick Peddie B18741876Original church designed and built
Item 3 of 7Peddie & Kinnear B18741876Original church designed and built
Item 4 of 7George Washington Browne A1899 Pulpit
Item 5 of 7John More Dick Peddie A1899 Pulpit
Item 6 of 7Peddie & Washington Browne A1899 Pulpit
Item 7 of 7William Davidson  1928 Redecoration (executed by J Randall & Sons, Cupar)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Ewing, W Annals of the Free Church  Volume II, p 148
Item 2 of 2Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp102

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4British Architect29 May 1874I p 347
Item 2 of 4British Architect14 April 1876V p 191
Item 3 of 4Builder2 March 1928CXXXIV p 374
Item 4 of 4Building News1874XXVII p 360

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register36920 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Managers' Minutes and Deacons' Court Minutes CH3/61/2
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1870/118/1