Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 60040 65874
260040, 665874


George Goldie, 1841 and 1877. Italianate Gothic Roman

Catholic church. Rectangular plan. Cream sandstone,

squared and snecked with ashlar base, band and string

courses, and dressings. Pointed openings.

S ELEVATION: gabled entrance bay at centre with

tripartite narthex supported on red granite columns

with foliate capitals; gabled finialled hoodmoulds

carved above. Off-set upper gable with architraved

pointed arch recessed panel; 2 cusped 2-light windows

inset, with quatrefoils, blind roundels and rose window

in apex; trefoil oculus at apex of gable and cross

finial. Angle buttress to right, flanked by tall single

storey bay with hoodmoulded pointed arch panel, filled

with cusped 2-light and decoratively carved roundel,

polygonal spirelet at SE angle, with lancets to each

face and stone spire, with carved fish-scale bands.

TOWER: squat, incomplete square tower flanking entrance

gable to W; angle buttresses and lancets below stone

bracketted shallow piend roof.

Pointed arch clerestory windows with cusped 2-light

windows and circular oculi above to side elevations.

Square lead-pane glazing. Grey slates.

INTERIOR: aisled nave with apse.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Adjoined to E at

S by St Mungo's Retreat, listed separately, and to N

by St Mungo's Hall, not included in current listing.



BN 21st September 1877.

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