Basic Site Details

Name: Parish Church
Town, district or village: Fairlie
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Building dated 1887. The pulpit was exhibited at the 1888 Empire Exhibition. Rev Arthur Allan designed communion table (1915) and lectern (1936).

There seems to be some confusion about the date of this church. Why is it dated 1887 when it was built in 1894-5?

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31833 Build/constructionOriginal building
Item 2 of 318831887 Incorporating church of 1833-34. Date given in some sources but this appears to be incorrect.
Item 3 of 318941895Build/constructionDate given in 'Buildings of Scotland' - conflicting with other information on 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 3H WalkerArchitect, Builder 18831887Assisted Stevenson?
Item 2 of 3John James StevensonArchitectA18831887 
Item 3 of 3John James StevensonArchitectB18941895 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp319
Item 2 of 2Historic Scotland Lists    Information from the Largs Historical Society

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Largs & Millport Weekly News26 November 1887   
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal1908v15London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7317