Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Planning Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
South Uist
NF 75288 21384
75288, 821384


Church built 1863, manse completed 1880; later vestry/hall

between, and set behind low wall. All harled. CHURCH:

rectangular-plan, 3 bays, single window either gable, door

and apex belfry to south gable, round-headed openings,

windows with intersecting tracery; slate roof; modern

vestry/hall also rectangular-plan, 3-bays and adjoins east

wall of church at north end.

Interior of church: pulpit with panelled front, steps either

side: gallery to south also with panelled front and supported

on single central column; Communion table a war memorial.

MANSE: 2 storeys, 3 bays, piended central porch, 4-pane sash

and case windows in painted margins, end stacks, slate roof.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical Building in use as such. Church & manse form

a B group Church based on design of that at Howmore by

Archibald Scott.



Inverness Advertiser 21.2.1862 (information courtesy of

Buildings of Scotland Research unit)

Ewing, ANNALS OF THE FREE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND, 1914 vol. 2 p. 235

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.

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