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Latitude: 56.1948 / 56°11'41"N
Longitude: -4.748 / 4°44'52"W
OS Eastings: 229591
OS Northings: 703646
OS Grid: NN295036
Mapcode National: GBR 0D.FMBH
Mapcode Global: WH2L5.1K99
Entry Name: Arrochar Parish Church
Listing Date: 8 September 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331258
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB826
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
1847. Tudor Gothic hall church with tower. Cement render with polished stone margins and dressings. Pointed-arch windows; chamfered reveals; hoodmoulds; base course; battered ashlar angle buttresses; saw-tooth coping; moulded skewputts. Tall gabled and crocketted pinnacles.
W ELEVATION: 3-stage entrance tower capped by pinnacled, battlemented parapet advanced at centre. Ashlar ground floor, pointed arch, panelled 2-leaf door at centre; roll-moulded and chamfered surround. Tall window above, leaded with ashlar mullion and transoms; upper part blocked. Tripartite louvered opening at belfry to W, hoodmould; similarly detailed bipartites on returns. Stepped corbelled battlemented parapet, corner pinnacles. Advanced lower porch bays flanking tower, lancets, blocking course. Gable behind with corner buttresses, pinnacles.
S ELEVATION: 4 lancets symmetrically disposed; Y-tracery, timber mullions, centre pair with timber transom.
E ELEVATION: broad gable, 2 broad lancets symmetrically disposed. Lower vestry block at ground, door at corner, Y-traceried windows.
Leaded and stained glass windows. Slate roof.
GRAVEYARD: 19th century with some interesting grave monuments, Celtic cross, urn memorials.
BOUNDARY WALL: low rubble walls with semicircular coping; railings on side wall of graveyard.
The church was built in 1847 to replace the old Parish church, which is standing but ruined at N side of church. The old church is listed separately.
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