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The Cross Trinity Church, Dalry

A Category B Listed Building in Dalry and West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7088 / 55°42'31"N

Longitude: -4.7199 / 4°43'11"W

OS Eastings: 229209

OS Northings: 649498

OS Grid: NS292494

Mapcode National: GBR 36.F837

Mapcode Global: WH2NH.GRNZ

Entry Name: The Cross Trinity Church, Dalry

Listing Date: 23 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331714

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1211

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalry (N Ayrshire)

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Built 1857. 6-bay rectangular-plan Gothic church with
perpendicular detail. Sneaked rubble with stugged ashlar
main elevation. entrance in advanced central bay flanked
by stepped pinnacled buttresses. Door under 4-centred
arch with moulded reveals and flat hood-mould with label
stops. Approached by flanking steps with gabled piers and
decorative cast-iron balustrade. Large perpendicular
traceried, 3-light window over door has finialled ogival
hood-mould and label stops. Square-plan corbelled bellcote
with squat, broached spire. Similarly detailed windows in
outer bays. Coped gable end with moulded string course
below. Plain galleried interior; clock by J. Aitken Dalry,
set in balcony; pair stained and leaded-glass memorial
windows flanking pulpit, in memory of Thomas Biggart, and
dated 1877.

Statement of Interest

MacKelvie, "Annals and Statistics of U.P. Church" p 413.

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