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FERINTOSH FREE CHURCHLB14905

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
25/03/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Urquhart And Logie Wester
NGR
NH 57404 56920
Coordinates
257404, 856920

Description

1843, plain rectangle with small tower at south-east corner;

harled with ashlar dressings. Body of church 4-bay south

(front) elevation with 2 east windows more closely spaced,

round-arched keyblocked windows with astragals intersecting at

tops; at west gable, 2 tall slim round-arched windows lighting

pulpit. Tower 1907 square-plan with battered base course and

rusticated quoins; splayed round-arched, console-key blocked

door with tall rectangular slits above; cornice and parapet

with stumpy pinnacles at angles; within parapet rises spired

bird-cage neo Norman belfry with, at each face, a round-arched

opening with slim engaged shafts with cushion capitals. Coped

drystone churchyard wall.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Dated at south-west

corner. Dr John Macdonald, "the Apostle of the North", was

the first Minister of this congregation.

Renovation, Thomas Munro, 1907 (INVERNESS COURIER March 26,

1907).

References

Bibliography

ANNALS OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ed Ewing, ii, 216; and

information by courtesy of Buildings of Scotland Research Unit.

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