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Creich Parish Kirk Including Churchyard, Walls and Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Howe of Fife and Tay Coast, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3672 / 56°22'2"N

Longitude: -3.0893 / 3°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 332804

OS Northings: 719968

OS Grid: NO328199

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.2V6M

Mapcode Global: WH6QQ.J734

Entry Name: Creich Parish Kirk Including Churchyard, Walls and Gates

Listing Date: 8 August 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333016

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2142

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Creich (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

William Stirling 1830-2. Gothic, coursed whin rubble with freestone dressings. 3-bay rectangle with diagonal buttresses, W. tower with diagonal buttresses, arcaded parapet and pinnacles. Interior: ribbed semi-elliptically arched ceiling, no gallery, fine original canopied

pulpit. Late Victorian pews and colour decoration. Good marble sarcophagus wall monument to the Baillies of Luthrie, Dalziel (Edinburgh) 1824, brought from old church 1833; very fine 1421 Barclay slab, incised effigies and gothic tabernacle work in porch.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Picturesque site. The former Free Church (former item 817) is now completely derelict.

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