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Alvie Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Alvie, Highland

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Latitude: 57.1607 / 57°9'38"N

Longitude: -3.8797 / 3°52'46"W

OS Eastings: 286408

OS Northings: 809330

OS Grid: NH864093

Mapcode National: GBR J9SS.PKC

Mapcode Global: WH4J6.C8RV

Plus Code: 9C9R546C+74

Entry Name: Alvie Parish Church

Listing Name: Alvie Parish Church and Burial Ground Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332341

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1650

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alvie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Parish: Alvie

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Church building

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1768, repaired 1833, 1880 and 1952. Simple rectangular
church orientated E/W; harled, coursed tooled granite W
gable. Centre square-headed entrances in E (franked by
plaques) and W gables each with round-headed gallery window
above. 4 long round-headed symmetrical windows light S
elevation; circa 1880 intricate margined glazing.
Bellcote with attenuated ball finial at W gable apex;
ball finial at E. Slate roof.
Interior; re-cast to E; plank dado and pine pews (probably
1880); panelled screens E and W, at W screening entrance
lobby and Minister's room.
Mural memorial plaques, also recording Ministers of Alvie
since 1567 and restoration of church.
Burial ground; rubble walled burial ground surrounds
church. Entrance at W flanked by pair simple square tooled
rubble piers with shallow pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Commanding site

between Loch Alvie and Loch Beag.

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