Basic Site Details

Name: Pluscarden Free Church
Town, district or village: Pluscarden, Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Elgin
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Memorial Church  
Item 2 of 2Pluscarden Parish ChurchYes 

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 11898   


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 3A & W Reid & Wittet A1898  
Item 2 of 3John Wittet A1898  
Item 3 of 3William Charles Reid A1898  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp102
Item 2 of 3Hahn, Margaret1998A Brief History of Pluscarden Church 1898-1998   
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp434, 723

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder19 February 1898  p194- contracts
Item 2 of 4Building News18 February 1898  p254 - contracts
Item 3 of 4Elgin Courant and Courier11 February 1898   
Item 4 of 4Elgin Courant and Courier13 May 1898   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8443 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wittet: L v26 no 2160