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.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

Listed building consent is required for changes to a listed building which affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest. The relevant planning authority is the point of contact for applications for listed building consent.

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