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Basic Site Details

Name: Dean Free Church
Town, district or village: Dean
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: See separate entry for the earlier Dean Free Church, at the other end of Belford Road, which was converted to a studio by Sydney Mitchell & Wilson soon after this new building was erected, and was later demolished.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Belford ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 3Belford Free Church  
Item 3 of 3Bell Mills Free Church As referred to in 'Building News' in 1891

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 2Belford RoadYes 
Item 2 of 26, Douglas GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319 May 1888 Journal referenceDecision to build church
Item 2 of 312 October 1888 Journal referenceChurch about to be built
Item 3 of 321 June 1889 Journal referenceChurch completed by this date


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 3Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA18881889 
Item 2 of 3George WilsonArchitectA18881889 
Item 3 of 3Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA18881889 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Dean Free Church, Monument to Sir Henry Wellwood Moncrieff 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder19 May 1888LIV  
Item 2 of 4Building News12 October 1888   
Item 3 of 4Building News21 June 1889   
Item 4 of 4Building News2 January 1891  'Bell Mills Free Church'

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48133 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW1880/28/1-3
Item 3 of 3Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material  


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