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Free Church, Toll Road, Avoch

A Category B Listed Building in Avoch, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5666 / 57°33'59"N

Longitude: -4.1775 / 4°10'38"W

OS Eastings: 269849

OS Northings: 855041

OS Grid: NH698550

Mapcode National: GBR J81Q.K6F

Mapcode Global: WH4G3.S2XN

Plus Code: 9C9QHR8F+M2

Entry Name: Free Church, Toll Road, Avoch

Listing Name: Avoch Village Toll Road Former Free Church (Now Village Hall)

Listing Date: 13 April 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330651

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB403

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avoch

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Parish: Avoch

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Alexander Ross, 1872-3. Italianate. Broad rectangular church
with campanile at north-east corner, 5 bay flanks,
round-arched windows with hoodmoulds, stepped 3 light round
arched window in east gable, rose window in west; square
3-stage campanile at NE corner with battered, rusticated base
forming porch; 4 round-arched belfry openings with engaged
columns; corbelled eaves course; shallow piended roof with
weather vane. Coursed rubble with polished ashlar dressings,
all red sandstone. Slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Previous Free Church built in 1846. Present building opened,

6 August 1873.

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