Basic Site Details

Name: Crail UF Church and Manse
Town, district or village: Crail
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: Congregation formed by union of Crail North UF Church and Crail West UF Church. Building on site of Crail North UF Church. Seated 600. Cost: c. 3,800.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Crail Parish Church HallYes 
Item 2 of 2Crail St David's Parish Church Later name

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 1Crail UF Church, St Andrews RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31909 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 323 February 1910 Opened 
Item 3 of 31954  United with Crail St Mary's Parish Church; thereafter used as church hall


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 1James Davidson CairnsArchitect 19091910Won competition to secure job


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p136
Item 2 of 5Jackson, John (rev by Dow, J Gordon)1927Official Guide to Crail  p 25
Item 3 of 5Lamb, John Alexander (ed)1956The Fasti of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1900-1929 Edinburgh & London: Oliver and Boydp 375
Item 4 of 5RSA1909   402
Item 5 of 5Scott, Hew Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae Edinburgh: Oliver & BoydVolume IX, p 495

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder3 April 1909XCVI p 418

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register23478 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Davidson Cairns: L v16 no1166