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United Free Church, Rosehall

A Category C Listed Building in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.9764 / 57°58'34"N

Longitude: -4.565 / 4°33'53"W

OS Eastings: 248402

OS Northings: 901448

OS Grid: NC484014

Mapcode National: GBR H73N.1Q7

Mapcode Global: WH3BN.VSC3

Plus Code: 9C9QXCGP+H2

Entry Name: United Free Church, Rosehall

Listing Name: Rosehall Free Church

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330481

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB278

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Creich (Highland)

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Creich (Highland)

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Circa 1844. Simple rectangular church, rubble with tooled
ashlar dressings. Round headed entrance in centre, east
gable; 2 round headed windows in north and 4 in south
elevation, all with lattice pane glazing. Slightly later
hexagonal Ministers' porch of harled rubble at centre of
south elevation, with hexagonal piended roof terminating
with wooden finial.
Rectangular bellcote plinth at east gable apex; ball
finial at west apex; flat skews and square skewputts;
slate roof; stone ridge.
Simple drystone wall fronts church; pair cast-iron gates
with spear-head detailing and plain monolith stone piers.

Statement of Interest

Building in ecclesiastical use as such. Now divided in

half internally, and re-cast to west. The Rev Gustavus

Aird (1813-98) "came <> at Croick, 1843, and subsequently

became Free Church Minister at Creich (Migdale).

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