Listed Building

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KILMUIR PARISH CHURCHLB17568

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
15/01/1980
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Planning Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Parish
North Uist
NGR
NF 72682 70268
Coordinates
72682, 870268

Description

Alexander Shairp of Oban, architect. Dated 1894 on

west gable. T-plan Gothic church with porch in either

re-entrant angle, that to south forming base of 2-

stage square tower. Rubble-built, with concrete

dressings. Pointed 3-light gable windows, other

openings mostly shouldered. Upper stage of Tower with

twin lancets to each face recessed in rectangular panel

with corbels above; string courses, and pyramidal roof

enclosed by crenellated parapet. Small gabled vestry on

east wall. Slate roofs. Interior: some simple ornament

to pews and hexagonal pulpit, latter with gabled back

board and flanking doors; boarded ceiling.

Enclosed by rubble-built walls, square concrete

gatepiers with raised pyramidal caps.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Steel bell by

Vickers & Sons, Sheffield.

References

Bibliography

Groome, GAZETTEER n.d. vol 6 p.466 S.R.O. HR538/1&3

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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. 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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