Listed Building

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GARMOUTH CHURCH STREET, GARMOUTH CHURCH (CHURCH OF SCOTLAND)LB14824

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
20/08/1981
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Urquhart
NGR
NJ 33965 64302
Coordinates
333965, 864302

Description

Dated 1845. Rectangular 4-bay church with show-front at north

gable. North front, coursers with ashlar dressings, 3-bay

centre with lower and recessed scroll-parapetted outer bays.

Centre bay slightly advanced and surmounted by tall octangonal

bellcote; door with consoled cornice and, above, narrow

round-arched window. At outer bays of centre very tall

round-arched windows. Modillion cornice and parapet. Flanks

and south gable, rubble, with round-arched windows. Slated

roof. Dwarf wall at front.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Originally Garmouth Free Church.

References

Bibliography

ANNALS OF THE FREE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ii (1914) ed. W Ewing,

204; ed. Francis H Groome, ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND iii

(1883), p. 77.

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