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CHAPELHILL CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND)LB14042

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
31/08/1983
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Nigg (Highland)
NGR
NH 82473 73628
Coordinates
282473, 873628

Description

Alexander Ross, 1871-72. Rectangular plan with square tower

in centre of north gable rising 1 stage above ridge; 4-bay

flanks. Coursed rubble tooled ashlar dressings.

Tower; round-headed entrance each with of rusticated and

battered base with paired lancets in wall face between and

hoodmoulded quatrefoils above. Paired louvred round-headed

windows in upper stage within panel with corbelled detailing.

Shallow pyramidal roof with projecting eaves raised over

blind occuli in each wallhead; cast-iron weather vane.

Angle pilasters and corbelled wallhead detailing to north

gable with 2 round-headed windows flanking tower and linked

to 4 similar windows in flanks by continuous cill-band.

Lattice glazing; slate roof.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Former United

Presbyterian Church; subsequently United Free Church.

Built on site of earlier church serving Secession

congregation.

References

Bibliography

INVERNESS ADVERTISER, March 7, 1871. Advertisement for

tenders. Further information by courtesy the Building of

Scotland Research Unit.

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