Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Lethnot And Navar
NO 54210 68241
354210, 768241


Rectangular, date uncertain perhaps mainly 1742; rebuilt

1827, walls raised and S. wall remodelled with 4 large round

headed windows with round-headed doorways between 1st and

2nd, and 3rd and 4th windows. Bellcote at W. gable. Interior

remodelled 1886 but now completely gutted except for mural

tablets to ministers of 1747 and 1760.

Statement of Special Interest

The parishes of Lethnot and Navar were united in 1723 the

first incumbent making the condition that a bridge was built

over the West Water. Of the old Bridge of Lethnot only the

abutments now remain with 1725 datestone. There is now no

place of worship in the parish which is united with Edzell.



O.S.A. IV p.14 gives two or three hundred years old; lead

roof replaced by slates, 1742.

N.S.A. v. XI p.690

Hay Post Ref Chs. p.246 Warden v. IV p.163 (datestone of 1672

N and 17 IR 42 noted)

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