Basic Site Details

Name: East Free Church Hall
Town, district or village: Brechin
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
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Notes: A new hall has recently been erected at the East Free Church Brechin. In the hall accommodation is provided for 200 persons, and there is, besides, a vestry with lavatory, etc and a small scullery for the convenience of social meetings. Towards the street the building presents a gable containing a four light window filled with stained glass from the studio of Messrs Ballantyne and Gardiner, Edinburgh. The following contractors carried out the work from the designs and under the superintendence of Mr T Martin Cappon, architect, of Dundee and Brechin: mason work, D A Crabb; joiner work, George Ogilvie; plumber work, Charles Middleton and Sons; plaster work J and C Thomson; slater, James Scott; painting and glazing, J C Middleton; heating, A L Peacock. [Builder 3 April 1897 p323]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Baptist ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2West and St Columba's ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Panmure StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Southesk StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11897 Opened 


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 2Patrick Hill ThomsArchitectA18951897Built by Thoms from the Brechin office
Item 2 of 2Thomas Martin CapponArchitectA18951897Built by Thoms from the Brechin office


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep366

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder3 April 1897  p323

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22522