Basic Site Details

Name: Killearn Parish Church
Town, district or village: Killearn
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: KILLEARN - On Saturday the memorial-stone was laid of a new parish-church at Killearn. The edifice, which is designed by Mr John Bryce, FRIBA., Edinburgh, is in the early type of English Gothic, and is cruciform in shape, the arms of the cross being formed by the transepts, while at the south-east comer rises a tower with spire, 100ft. in height from the ground to the vane. It will accommodate about 600 sitters, and will cost between 5,000 and 6,000. [Building News 19 November 1880 p603]

Church cost 7000

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 118801882  


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 3D & J Bryce A18801882 
Item 2 of 3John Bryce II (or John Bryce (junior)) A18801882 
Item 3 of 3Alexander Lorne Campbell B1926 Choir stalls and other chancel furnishings


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Orr Ewing, Archibald (Sir) - baronet, of BallikinrainBuilt in memory of his daughter Ella, died 1878


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp547-8
Item 2 of 2RSA1882   907

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building News19 November 1880  p603 - memorial stone
Item 2 of 3Stirling Observer18 November 1880   
Item 3 of 3Stirling Observer17 August 1882   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45662