Basic Site Details

Name: Chalmers Memorial Free Church
Town, district or village: Anstruther Easter
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Burnt down

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 1Back Dykes (Backdykes)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518891891  
Item 2 of 512 April 1890 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 513 May 1891 Opened 
Item 4 of 51936 Alterations and additionsPlans dated for alterations.
Item 5 of 525 June 1937 Journal referenceAdditions - plans in hand


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 6David Henry A18891891 
Item 2 of 6Hall & Henry A18891891 
Item 3 of 6Andrew David Haxton  1936 Plans for alterations dated (uncertain whether these were executed - perhaps job was taken over by Miller & Black?)
Item 4 of 6Andrew Black B1937  
Item 5 of 6Miller & Black B1937  
Item 6 of 6Robert Miller B1937  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p42
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p67

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect XLIII p254
Item 2 of 6British Architect28 May 1891XXXV p426
Item 3 of 6Builder25 June 1937CLII P1357
Item 4 of 6Building News LVI p259
Item 5 of 6Building News LVIII p570
Item 6 of 6Building News LX p760

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1930/32/1
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore70072