Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 55406 63646
355406, 863646


Dated 1804, renovated and re-cast, 1894. Substantial

rectangular church with 4-bay S elevation. Harled,

ashlar margins and dressings. Centre round-headed

and keystoned entrance with blocked imposts in E and W gables;

similarly detailed gallery window above and square loft

window in each gable. Regular round-headed keystoned

4-bay fenestration in long S elevation, no windows in N.

Multi-pane glazing. Late 19th century vestry window at

left of entrance.

Circa 1830 bellcote at E gable apex with anthemion angle

acroteria and shaped finial; ball finial at W; Banffshire

slate roof. 1702 bell.

INTERIOR: re-cast and diminished in size, 1894. 5-sided

gallery survives, but wall inserted to cut off W portion;

new wall fronted by large organ and by communion table; low

later 19th century octagonal pulpit stands near site of

original pulpit by S wall; plain pews; plank dado.

Various plain 19th century mural memorials.

ENCLOSING WALLS: coped rubble wall encloses church E and S;

pair flat arched entrances in E wall closed with double

leaf plank doors.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Church dated on

skewputts in E gable. Bellcote in style of circa 1830 and

probably designed by William Robertson of Elgin who worked

extensively for the Heritors, the Earls of Seafield.

1702 bell re-used from Old Church.



NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT xiii (1842), p.188. George Hay,


1560-1843 (1957), pp.116, 250.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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