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SAVOCH OF DEER CHURCH.LB16151

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
15/02/1982
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Parish
New Deer
NGR
NJ 93075 40119
Coordinates
393075, 840119

Description

1834, rectangular plan with bird cage bellcote and porch at

E. gable; 4 round-arched windows S. front with later organ

chamber, 2-window N. front (with original glazing). Whinstone

with granite dressings, W. gothic hall addition with canted

gable, William Clarke of Methlick 1897. Interior with U-plan

gallery on doric columns, otherwise refurnished presumably

1897.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Built for Established

Church by public subscription.

References

Bibliography

Press and Journal November 14th 1934. Minutes. The earliest

minutes are not now either at the church or Register house:

They were in existence in 1934 and from the article then

published we learn 'an architect' gave his services free and

received a snuff box for his trouble.

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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

Find out more about listing and our other designations at www.historicenvironment.scot/advice-and-support. You can contact us on 0131 668 8716 or at designations@hes.scot.

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