Basic Site Details

Name: Girvan Methodist Church
Town, district or village: Girvan
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Church opened 2 July 1903. 430 sittings. Cost 2,640

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Wesleyan Methodist 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 1Dalrymple StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31902   
Item 2 of 32 July 1903 Opened 
Item 3 of 31925 AdditionHall


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 6David SalmondArchitectA19021903 
Item 2 of 6John WatsonArchitectA19021903 
Item 3 of 6Watson & SalmondArchitectural practiceA19021903 
Item 4 of 6A___B___Cannon (Rev)ArchitectC1925 Addition of hall
Item 5 of 6ARP Lorimer & Associates LtdArchitectural practiceD19952000Restoration
Item 6 of 6Patrick James LorimerArchitectD19952000Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Academy Architecture1903 Part 1 p82
Item 2 of 5Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp338
Item 3 of 5Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp180
Item 4 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1903   557
Item 5 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1906   976

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect10 July 1903  p36

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & GrayTD 1155/75 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Salmond: L v20 no1568 & F v22 no1517 (microfilm reel 13)