Basic Site Details

Name: Inverkeithing Parish Church
Town, district or village: Inverkeithing
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St Peter's BuildingYes 
Item 2 of 2St Peter's Church  

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 1Church StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71807 RepairRepairs and alterations
Item 2 of 718261827 Nave and aisles added to 14th-century tower
Item 3 of 71852  Spire replaced
Item 4 of 71883  Gabled dormers with clock faces added to spire
Item 5 of 726 August 1899  Internal reconstruction proposed
Item 6 of 71900  Refurnishing, reconstruction and repairs
Item 7 of 71980 Restoration 


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 7Richard CrichtonArchitectA1807 Repairs and alterations
Item 2 of 7James Gillespie GrahamArchitect 18261827Nave and aisled added to 14th-century tower
Item 3 of 7Thomas BonnarBuilder 1852 Replaced spire
Item 4 of 7Andrew ScobieArchitect 1883 Added gabled dormers with clock faces to spire
Item 5 of 7Peter Macgregor ChalmersArchitect 1900 Refurnishing, reconstruction and repairs
Item 6 of 7Gordon & DeyArchitectural practiceD1980 Restoration
Item 7 of 7Roy Gerard WalmesleyArchitectD1980 Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p39
Item 2 of 6Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 6Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp247-9
Item 4 of 6Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp34
Item 5 of 6RCAHMS1933Inventory of Fife , Kinross and Clackmannan  No 275, pp152-153
Item 6 of 6Stephen, William1938The Story of Inverkeithing and Rosyth  p42

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect7 December 1900LXIV Supplement, p6
Item 2 of 4Building News24 March 1922CXXII p198
Item 3 of 4Dunfermline Journal26 August 1899   
Item 4 of 4Dunfermline Journal1 December 1900   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35086 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records HR 279/1, 13 February 1807-22 July 1808, HR 279/2, 31 May 1852, 11 June 1883, 4 October 1898, 14 November 1898