Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
North Ayrshire
Planning Authority
North Ayrshire
Dalry (N Ayrshire)
NS 2915 4943
229150, 649430


David Thomson architect. Built 1871-3. Late 13th century

Gothic style. Stugged ashlar with polished dressings.

Crucifrom plan. East elevation: 3-stage tower and tall

broached spire with finial, flanking gabled bays housing

stairs to galleries. Central doorway under pointed arch

with moulded reveals, finialled gable above. Double doors

have large elaborately patterned hinges. Angle buttresses

to 1st 2 stages. 2nd stage has triple gabled lights to

each face. 3rd stage with paired belfry openings with

paired belfry openings and clustered columns and clock

above in shallow recessed panel. 3 teirs of lucarnes to

spire. South elevation: stepped windows to stairs under

swept roofs flank the tower, nave with 3 tall traceried

windows under steeply pointed gables to narrow east bays.

Wide projecting gabled aisles with geometric traceried

windows and stone apex crosses.

Later gabled vestry extension at west is rendered. Slate

roof with fish-scale bands. Interior damaged by fire in

1950s; all plaster removed. Some good quality leaded glass

panels. Roof supported by arched trusses.

1888 Free Gothic church halls to right. Roughly 'T'-plan

range with asymmetrical gabled front to The Cross. 2-stage

tower and broached spire in re-entrant angle at rear.

Rear wing with tall gabled bays at cross-wing end. Also

some decorative cast-iron railings to graveyard.

Statement of Special Interest

Heritors Records SRO, HR 767/1

Groome "Gazetteer" vol II pp 340-341

NSA vol V p 235.



Heritors Records SRO, HR 767/1

Groome "Gazetteer" vol II pp 340-341

NSA vol V p 235.

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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see 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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