Listed Building

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DALMORE, FORMER FREE CHURCHLB1659

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
16/11/1983
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Auldearn
NGR
NH 91942 54026
Coordinates
291942, 854026

Description

1843. Alterations, A. & W. Reid, Elgin, 1862; further

alterations, 1893. Rectangular church with wide gables

facing NE and SW. Rubble with tooled ashlar dressings.

Projecting gabled porch at NE front with round-headed

entrance and double leaf door with fanlight with

intersecting tracery. Flanking round-headed windows and

smaller hood-moulded centre gallery window with later

19th century tracery. Small occulus in gable apex, with late

19th century bellcote above. 3-bay flanks with

round-headed windows with intersecting Y-tracery;

2 narrow round-headed windows light SW gable (flanking

former pulpit) and abutting single storey Minister's

room; lattice pane glazing. End stack at SW apex and to

Minister's room; slate roofs.

Interior; galleried interior in very poor condition. No

interior fittings survive.

Statement of Special Interest

Original church, built in 1843 on site gifted by John

Clark Brodie of Lethen, was "3 roofed", and later altered

to achieve present wide single span.

References

Bibliography

Ewing, ANNALS OF THE FREE CHURCH, ii, (1914) p.211.

Moray District Record Office, Forres, Daw P50. (1862)

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