Listed Building

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CROSBOST, FREE CHURCHLB13330

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
31/03/1993
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Planning Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Parish
Lochs
NGR
NB 38746 24548
Coordinates
138746, 924548

Description

Mid 19th century in appearance (possibly circa 1843); Box-type Gothic church, tall, with lancets throughout, including doorway opening, south flank overlooks Loch Leurbost. Modern dry-dash; gabled slate roof with apex belfry over (east) entrance gable; modern windows, replacing original timber-astragalled glazing.

INTERIOR: gallery on 3 sides, with timber-panelled front and supported on cast-iron columns, upper tier of column support roof. Pulpit with precentor's box, set between two windows on west gable; approached by steps with decorative casti-iron balustrade and delicately-made lamp bracket; elders' box-pews.

Perimeter wall looks modern, but has 19th century cast-iron brackets over gatepiers.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Category B for interest of interior.

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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 www.historicenvironment.scot. 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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