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Dalmore, Former Free Church

A Category C Listed Building in Auldearn, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5634 / 57°33'48"N

Longitude: -3.8079 / 3°48'28"W

OS Eastings: 291942

OS Northings: 854026

OS Grid: NH919540

Mapcode National: GBR J8ZQ.SHR

Mapcode Global: WH5HF.G5Y5

Entry Name: Dalmore, Former Free Church

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332361

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1659

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auldearn

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Description

1843. Alterations, A. & W. Reid, Elgin, 1862; further
alterations, 1893. Rectangular church with wide gables
facing NE and SW. Rubble with tooled ashlar dressings.
Projecting gabled porch at NE front with round-headed
entrance and double leaf door with fanlight with
intersecting tracery. Flanking round-headed windows and
smaller hood-moulded centre gallery window with later
19th century tracery. Small occulus in gable apex, with late
19th century bellcote above. 3-bay flanks with
round-headed windows with intersecting Y-tracery;
2 narrow round-headed windows light SW gable (flanking
former pulpit) and abutting single storey Minister's
room; lattice pane glazing. End stack at SW apex and to
Minister's room; slate roofs.
Interior; galleried interior in very poor condition. No
interior fittings survive.

Statement of Interest

Original church, built in 1843 on site gifted by John

Clark Brodie of Lethen, was "3 roofed", and later altered

to achieve present wide single span.

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