Basic Site Details

Name: Viewfield Baptist Church
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 3,000. 600 sittings

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 1East PortYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418821884  
Item 2 of 424 June 1882 Advertisement for tenders 
Item 3 of 410 April 1884 Opened 
Item 4 of 4c. 1937c. 1941 Internal alterations (plans dated)


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 2Peter Lyle Barclay HendersonArchitect, Engineer 18821884 
Item 2 of 2James Grant ShearerArchitectAc. 1937c. 1941Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p187
Item 2 of 2Yuille Dunfermline  p146

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect XXXI p269
Item 2 of 4Builder XLII p753
Item 3 of 4Building News xliii P28
Item 4 of 4Dunfermline Journal24 June 1882   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folder no 2519
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46903 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1930/12/1-2
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Peter Lyle Barclay Henderson: F no1156 (microfilm reel 12)