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Ardclach Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Nairn and Cawdor, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4919 / 57°29'30"N

Longitude: -3.7559 / 3°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 294847

OS Northings: 845988

OS Grid: NH948459

Mapcode National: GBR K83X.L84

Mapcode Global: WH5HN.8YQJ

Plus Code: 9C9RF6RV+QJ

Entry Name: Ardclach Parish Church

Listing Name: Ardclach Parish Church (Church of Scotland)

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330881

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB552

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardclach

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Ardclach

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Description

1844. Triple aisled church orientated north/south. Rubble,

tooled rubble dressings. Substantial, wide gabled porch with round-headed entrance in centre, north gable; round-headed

windows with simple Y-tracery in recessed gables. 3 similar

windows light east and west elevations; single windows in

south gables; plain, possibly slightly later, single storey

wing with vestry and session room, projects from centre of

south gable. Bird-cage bellcote at north gable apex, stack at

south; 3 parallel slate roofs, piended at outer bays.

Interior; pulpit and some pews re-used from old Ardclach Parish

Church.

Rubble walled enclosure; pair spearhead cast-iron gates with

matching quadrant railings mounted on low coped rubble walls.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Former Free Church of Scotland.

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