Basic Site Details

Name: Longforgan Parish Church and churchyard
Town, district or village: Longforgan
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61795 ReconstructionRebuilding incorporating tower of 1690
Item 2 of 6Before 18981899 Interior recast
Item 3 of 61900  Carved memorial panels to members of the Paterson family of Castle Huntly
Item 4 of 619121913 Re-ordering and extension of churchyard
Item 5 of 61920  Memorial plaque to Alma Helena Jemima Paterson
Item 6 of 619351942 Paterson memorial stone


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 10John Paterson Ac. 1795 Rebuilding incorporating tower of 1690.
Item 2 of 10George White A1898 Reconstruction - as assistant to Alexander Hutcheson
Item 3 of 10Alexander Hutcheson A18991900Reconstruction; chancel addition
Item 4 of 10(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer B1900 Carved memorial panels to members of the Paterson family of Castle Huntly and Paterson of Huntly tombstones on south wall
Item 5 of 10Patrick Hill Thoms C19121913Re-ordering and extension of churchyard with lychgate
Item 6 of 10Thoms & Wilkie C19121913Re-ordering and extension of churchyard with lychgate
Item 7 of 10William Fleming Wilkie C19121913Re-ordering and extension of churchyard with lychgate (Probably mainly Wilkie who was a heritor of the parish)
Item 8 of 10(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer D1920 Memorial plaque to Alma Helena Jemima Paterson
Item 9 of 10John Fraser Matthew E19351942Paterson memorial stone
Item 10 of 10Lorimer & Matthew E19351942Paterson memorial stone


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp508, 511
Item 3 of 4McKean, Charles and Walker, David1993Dundee: An Illustrated Architectural GuideRevised EditionEdinburgh: RIASp175
Item 4 of 4Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p172

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13277 
Item 2 of 6National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 8031
Item 3 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR L/40
Item 4 of 6Perth & Kinross CouncilPerth & Kinross Council ArchiveMc 100/2/10Letter to Sir James Pulteney May 1795 refers to Paerson as the architect.
Item 5 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George White: L v10 no600 (microfilm reel 32)
Item 6 of 6Trevor Black Architects InvergordonTrevor Black Drawing Archive Record 22, roll 66 (2 sheets drawings)