Basic Site Details

Name: Pittenweem Episcopal Church
Town, district or village: Pittenweem
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: The East of Fife Record gives simply 'Mr Wallace of St Andrews' as the architect for the 1869 alterations. This is probably the Alex Wallace who built the Commercial Bank in Anstruther though it could be simply another member of his family. Son? Information per Margaret Lye.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St John the Evangelist Episcopal 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 1MarygateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51805 Build/constructionOriginal church
Item 2 of 51869 ReconstructionRebuilding including new roof and chancel.
Item 3 of 51871  Unexecuted design
Item 4 of 51924 Alterations and additionsDado, pulpit and refurnishing of sanctuary and enlargement of vestry. Work executed by Nathaniel Grieve.
Item 5 of 51925 Alterations and additionsLancet windows at W end. Glass by Herbert Hendrie.


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 4Alexander WallaceBuilderA18691870Rebuilding
Item 2 of 4(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 1871 Unexecuted design
Item 3 of 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1924 Dado, pulpit and enlargement of vestry
Item 4 of 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectC1925 Lancet windows at W end - glass by Herbert Hendrie.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p349
Item 2 of 2Lye, Margaret2010A Guide to Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane Margaret Lye/Lulupp8, 10

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1East of Fife Record3 December 1869   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings) Drawings.
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39882 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR P/3