Basic Site Details

Name: UF Church
Town, district or village: Brora
City or county: Sutherland
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 3,500
Macbeth is credited with the design of the church and manse in his obituary.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Clune (or should this be Clyne?) Parish ChurchYes 

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 1Gower StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1900  Plans dated for details
Item 2 of 31909Before 1911 Main part of building
Item 3 of 328 May 1909 Contracts advertisedTenders invited


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 6Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald) Bc. 1900 Acted as executant architect for Grieg Fairbairn & MacNiven? Did details?
Item 2 of 6Alfred Greig A1909Before 1911 
Item 3 of 6George Donaldson Macniven A1909Before 1911 
Item 4 of 6Greig, Fairbairn & Macniven A1909Before 1911With Sinclair MacDonald as executant architect
Item 5 of 6Walter Fairbairn A1909Before 1911 
Item 6 of 6Robert John Macbeth C1909 Tenders invited


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder12 June 1909  p710 and p712
Item 2 of 3Builder3 May 1912  Obituary
Item 3 of 3Inverness Courier28 May 1909   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1900/32/1
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Walter Fairbairn: L v17 no1256; Alfred Greig: L v18 no1303; George Donaldson Macniven: L v19 no1441 & F no1588 (microfilm reel 13)