Basic Site Details

Name: Old Church
Town, district or village: Peterhead
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Muckle Kirk  
Item 2 of 2St Peter's 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 2Erroll Street  
Item 2 of 2Maiden Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418041806Build/construction 
Item 2 of 418301831ProposedReport by John Smith - after which cast iron columns inserted
Item 3 of 41895 AdditionHall
Item 4 of 419661967RestorationAlso oak pulpit


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 7Alexander LaingArchitectA18041806 
Item 2 of 7Robert MitchellArchitect, BuilderB18041806With his brother John.
Item 3 of 7Patrick ScottMasonD18041806 
Item 4 of 7John SmithArchitectH18301831Report on condition after which cast iron columns inserted
Item 5 of 7Alexander WebsterJoinerG1895 Hall added
Item 6 of 7Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceC19661967Restoration and oak pulpit
Item 7 of 7John Herdman ReidArchitectC19661967Restoration - and oak pulpit


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Findlay, J T1933History of Peterhead  pp143-144, 171
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp24, 339-40