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Cromdale Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3417 / 57°20'30"N

Longitude: -3.5523 / 3°33'8"W

OS Eastings: 306670

OS Northings: 828973

OS Grid: NJ066289

Mapcode National: GBR K9L9.X3J

Mapcode Global: WH5JJ.DQPN

Plus Code: 9C9R8CRX+M3

Entry Name: Cromdale Parish Church

Listing Name: Cromdale Parish Church Burial Ground and Watch-House Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330594

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB352

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Parish: Cromdale, Inverallan And Advie

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

1809, plain rectangular church with long front elevation to
E, re-cast and altered in late 19th century. Rubble with
tooled rubble dressings. 6-bay main elevation with
round-headed entrance in outer SE bay (formerly mirrored by
similar in NE outer bay); 4 round-headed windows; 3 late
19th century round-headed windows; 3 late 19th century
round-headed window in rear W elevation; gallery window in
S gable. All fenestration with late 19th century cusped and
geometric tracery and leaded glazing. Birdcage bellcote
at S gable apex, ball finial at N; local slate roof.
Small Minister's room at N gable with entrance.
Interior: plain interior re-cast to N in late 19th
century. Pine plank (lowered) ceiling with stencil
decoration; gallery at S with round-headed detailing to
panelled front; pine plank dado; pine pews.
Burial ground: rubble walled rectangular burial ground;
entrance to S (to road) and W (to river) flanked by plain
square tooled granite gate piers with simple pyramidal caps.
18th and 19th century tombstones, many of local slate.
Simple square rubble watch-house with gable entrance, end
stack and local slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Site of parish church

"by no means convenient to the great bulk of the population".

Rear entrance to burial ground gives to river and Boat of

Cromdale ferry site.

Re-used datestone at wallhead above main entrance dated 1602

and initialled WG and EG.

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