Basic Site Details

Name: St John's Parish Church
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Freely treated late Decorated style. Proposed tower not built.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church hallYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Meldrum RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31908 Opened 
Item 2 of 3Before 1952  Addition of transept
Item 3 of 31975 Destruction/demolitionBurnt down by arsonist and demolished. For new church see separate entry


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 5Peter ReidArchitectA1908 As chief draughtsman to William Williamson
Item 2 of 5William WilliamsonArchitectA1908  
Item 3 of 5Henry Hubbard (or Harry Hubbard)ArchitectBBefore 1952 Addition of transept
Item 4 of 5William WilliamsonArchitectBBefore 1952 Addition of transept
Item 5 of 5Williamson & HubbardArchitectural practiceBBefore 1952 Addition of transept

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1St John's ChurchSituated in front of earlier building - see separate entry


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p293
Item 2 of 2Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p58-59 (ill)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Fife Free Press26 September 1908  'To be opened'
Item 2 of 2Prospect Notes1959  Winter issue. Obituary of Hubbard

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWilliamson & Inglis album  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Peter Reid: L v20 no1541