Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 38823 21749
338823, 721749


Dated 1768, little altered. Rectangular plan, harled with margins, bird cage bellcote W gable. 3 round arched and keyblocked windows S wall, centre narrower with (blocked) minister's door below, with low square headed window on W and door on EW lean-to porch early 19th century;

2 square-headed windows N wall probably of same date original glazing throughout. Interior; lofts E and W, fine original oak pulpit with R doric entablature sounding board supported by pilasters. Reseated 1859 by Jack of Rathillet and considerably repaired with advice from David Rhind 1860-1; boarded ceiling probably dates from that time. Some fragments of 17th century oak panelling.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Dr Chalmers ministered here 1803-15. Picturesque setting.



OSA v XIX p421 (1768) NSA v IX (1768 and repairs lately) Hay, Post-Ref Chs p75 etc (gives 1786 - misprint) Central and N Fife p17 (il).

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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