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Strathconon Church of Scotland Parish Church

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5426 / 57°32'33"N

Longitude: -4.8552 / 4°51'18"W

OS Eastings: 229208

OS Northings: 853868

OS Grid: NH292538

Mapcode National: GBR G8DS.DSW

Mapcode Global: WH2CJ.DP74

Entry Name: Strathconon Church of Scotland Parish Church

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332517

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1781

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Contin

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Thomas Telford, 1830. Standard Parliamentary T-plan Church;
coursed rubble, tooled ashlar margins. Depressed arched doors
in outer bays to south elevation; similarly arched pair
central windows with Y-tracery and transomed lattice
(cast-iron) glazing. Similarly detailed windows in east and
west gables and east and west elevations of rear wing. Apex
cross at east, standard bellcote at west. Slate roof.
Interior; re-cast interior; wing now partitioned.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Quoad acra parish of Carnach-Strathconon disjointed from Contin in 1864. Appears

as Carnoch Churd on Telford Atlas, and possibly intended

originally to have been built at Carnach some 4 miles further

up Strathconon. (Carnach comprised a disjointed portion of

Urray Parish

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