Listed Building

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ST. MARY ON THE ROCK EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ELLONLB31111

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
16/04/1971
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire
Planning Authority
Aberdeenshire
Burgh
Ellon
NGR
NJ 95789 30139
Coordinates
395789, 830139

Description

G.E. Street 1870-1. Early middle pointed, 106' long, dark

granite with lighter dressings, freestone windows and string

courses. Aisleless nave canted to narrower chancel, W.

piended lean-to narthex with depressed arch enclosing 5

lancets above. 4 2-light windows N. wall, 1 4-light window

and 2 2-light S. wall, organ chamber on S., vestry on N.;

apsidal chancel, N. spirelet at junction of nave and chancel

cleverly broached from square to semi-octagonal and thence to

circular. Interior: narthex opens into church by 3 arches,

pointed waggon roof with tie rods, good original stone

pulpit, coloured marble reredos, 2-seat sedilia with piscina,

sacrarium with brass door by Hardman & Co. Glass Clayton and

Bell N. side of nave and chancel, inferior Lavers and Barreau

S. side of nave.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The rectory was designed by Butterfield but was added to later by another

hand and reconstructed c.1926. It is now of little interest.

References

Bibliography

E.Y.B.

A.E. Street, Memoir of G.E. Street R.A. Transactions

of the Aberdeen Ecclesiological Society 1890, with

complete plans and elevations. ($1,584 11/-) Godsman, Ellon

p.263.

The church was decorated by A.E. Street based on sketches

prepared by his father but this has now been plastered over.

About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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