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Lochluichart Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh, Highland

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Latitude: 57.6225 / 57°37'20"N

Longitude: -4.8205 / 4°49'13"W

OS Eastings: 231651

OS Northings: 862668

OS Grid: NH316626

Mapcode National: GBR G8GK.YG3

Mapcode Global: WH2C4.XNPX

Plus Code: 9C9QJ5CH+XQ

Entry Name: Lochluichart Parish Church

Listing Name: Kinlochluichart Church of Scotland and Burial Ground

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332506

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1774

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Contin

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

Parish: Contin

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Thomas Telford, 1825. Modified standard Parliamentary T-plan
design. Rubble, tooled ashlar margins, harled east gable.
Paired centre depressed arched windows with smaller windows
in outer bays (north elevation, facing road). Similar large
windows in east and west gables and in east and west
elevations of rear wing. Flat headed entrance in SE
re-entrant. Lattice glazing in Y-tracery with transom.
Standard stone cross at east gable apex and bellcote at west;
unusual stone ridge stack in rear roof; later ridge
ventilator; slate roof.
Interior; simple re-cast interior. Burial ground. Simple
burial ground with large table tomb to Lady Ashburton of
Rosehall (Sutherland)

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Quod Sacra parish of Kinlochluichart disjointed from Contin in 1864. Windows

smaller than usual Parliamentary church design. Similar rear

entrance in Strathy. Parliamentary Church, Farr Parish,

Sutherland. Church of Scotland Manse. Original H-plan single

storey one of 2 standard Telford Highland Manse plans (as

Strathconon, Contin Parish.)

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