Listed Building

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Status: Removed


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Date Added
Date Removed:
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Auchindoir And Kearn
NJ 47766 24559
347766, 824559

Removal Reason

The building will be removed from the list as part of the Dual Designation 2A project. Its importance will continue to be recognised through its designation as a scheduled monument.


Originally 13th century. Rectangular plan 56'4" x 25'

rubble built 3'2" thick walls. Fine Transitional S.W. door

-way with nook shafts and bell capitals; bar-hole to door.

Remodelled early 16th cent, fine sacrament house of that

date inserted into interior of small lancet window; 2 17th

cent. windows in s. wall, ogee headed panel over S.E. doorway

with (later) M.A.S. 1658 inscription. M.W.D. 1638 at S.E.

skewput. Bellcote dated 1664; repaired 1785 unroofed 1810-11.

Within Church Gordon coat of arms 1557; 1580 slab. 6 panels

from pulpit preserved at Clova House.

Statement of Special Interest

Nook shafts replaced circa 1983.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.



O.S.A. vXII p.499

N.S.A v.XII p.411

Ecc. Arch v.II p.283

W. Douglas Simpson in P.S.A.S. LXIV p.48 et seq.; further

notes LXVI p.99.

Jervise in P.S.A.S. v.VIII p.323-7

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St. Mary's Church, Auchindoir

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Related Designations

  1. Auchindoir, St Mary's Church, Mote Hill and DovecotSM90267

    Designation Type
    Scheduled Monument

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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