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INVERMORISTON, CHURCH OF SCOTLANDLB15022

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Urquhart And Glenmoriston
NGR
NH 41883 16909
Coordinates
241883, 816909

Description

Probably George Gordon and Co., architects, Inverness, 1913.

Gothic. Rectangular church orientated W-E with canted apse

at W gable and square, 2-storey tower at E. Harled with

contrasting painted tooled ashlar dressings.

Gabled porch projects at S side of tower. Pointed-headed

entrance under square hoodmould with cusped detailed in

spandrels. Pair double-leaf plank doors with decorative

cast-iron hinges. Tower has 2-light pointed headed windows in

ground floor (west and north) and 1st floor (north only).

Blind clock faces under hoodmoulds in west and south,

hoodmoulded louvred windows in second stage under corbelled

and crenellated wallhead, octagonal stair turret. Stepped

diagonal buttresses. 3-bay flanks with pointed-headed

hoodmoulded windows with Y-tracery and buttresses. Single

hoodmoulded windows in each facet of apse. Lattice-pane

glazing. Small vestry projects at NW with shouldered lintel

to entrance. Base course; slate roof.

Interior; simple rubble walled interior with tooled ashlar

dressings. Panelled dado to cill height in nave and apse.

Hammer-beam timber roof with plank ceiling. Octagonal pulpit

with cusped detailing to panelling. Various mural memorials

to Grant family of Glenmoriston.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use such.

Church erected in 1913 by endowment of Harriet Morrison,

daughter of James Murray Grant of Glenmoriston in memory of

her husband, Frank Morrison of Farnwood, Ascot, Berkshire.

Present building replaced earlier picture of which survives in

vestry.

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