Basic Site Details

Name: Leven UP Church
Town, district or village: Leven
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Building News 6 October 1871 Page 258
'LEVEN - The new church of Levan United Presbyterian Congregation was opened for public worship recently. The edifice is a plain building of freestone, neatly and substantially built, and capable of holding over 600 persons. The architect is Mr Robert Baldy (sic) Glasgow'

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Leven UP Church  
Item 2 of 4St John's Church  
Item 3 of 4St John's UF Church  
Item 4 of 4St Peter's RC ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church  
Item 2 of 2Manse  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418701871  
Item 2 of 420 September 1870 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 420 September 1871 Opened 
Item 4 of 41925 Alterations and additionsPlans dated for additions and alterations to church and manse.


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 2Robert Baldie A18701871 
Item 2 of 2Andrew David Haxton  1925 Additions and alterations to church and manse.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p37, 311
Item 2 of 2Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 2, p401

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News XIX p404
Item 2 of 2Building News6 October 1871XXI p258

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46495 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1920/17/1
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore224602