Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Moy And Dalarossie
NH 76709 24195
276709, 824195


1790. Repairs, George Rhind, 1856; also W L Carruthers, 1904.

Simple rectangular church orientated E-W. Harl pointed rubble

with ashlar dressings. Off-centre gabled porch in N elevation

with hoodmoulded segmental headed entrance, flanked to right

by wallhead stack (possibly 1856) with reset worn initialled

plaque in gablet.

S elevation with 3 irregular spaced windows and door in W

under segmental headed hoodmould (1904) leading to Session Room.

Small gallery window in E gable; 12-pane glazing; slate roof.

Interior: simple re-cast interior probably decreased in size

in 1904 when Session Room divided out of church.

Tall narrow panelled 18th century pulpit with panelled backboard

against W wall; octagonal sounding board with panelled cornice,

all with later varnished graining. Pulpit served by short

flight stairs with mid 19th century balustrade. Circular stone

font roughly hewn from boulder supported by boulder plinth.

Panelled dado; simple pews; barrel vaulted plaster ceiling with

simple moulded detail (probably 1904).

Burial ground: square rubble walled burial ground. Pair plain

square rubble gate piers at north. Mainly 19th and 20th century tombstones.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Built on site of earlier church dedicated to St Fergus.

Dalarossie joined to part of Moy Parish in 1618. Chimney gable

plaque has initials I MT E MT probably for Sir James

Mackintosh of Kyllachy.



THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, viii (1793), p 508



INVERNESS COURIER 10 June 1904. Advertisements for tenders.

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 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.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but 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. 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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