Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NH 71025 84715
271025, 884715


1842. Style of James Smith. Imposing, Gothic facade; tooled

coursed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Centre projecting

tower with square base as Minister's porch with centre door,

2 octagonal stages with pointed-headed Y-traceried window

above, and louvred windows in second stage terminating with

bellcast slated octagonal spire with weathervane. Tower

flanked by two large 3-light traceried and mullioned Gothic

windows and by shallow projecting gallery stairwells in outer

bays; pointed-headed windows in ground and 1st floors of

outer bays, each bay with wide angle pilasters, angle

pinnacles and centre pediments with trefoil motif. 3-bay

flanks with centre projecting porches, flanked by blocked

Gothic windows with 3 similarly shaped windows above.

Intersecting astragals to windows; piended platform slate


Interior; 5-sided panelled galleried interior; gallery

supported on fluted cast-iron columns; pulpit replaced and

lowered; original ogee octagonal sounding board, with

delicate Adamesque "stucco duro" detailing on frieze.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Gallery partitioned

off and now disused. Sounding board and former pulpit similar

to those at Rosskeen Church (by James Smith)



Groome's ORDNANCE GAZETEER OF SCOTLAND, ii, (1882) p.465,


SCOTLAND (1957) pp. 118, 272.

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.

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