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Latitude: 56.2769 / 56°16'36"N
Longitude: -3.0566 / 3°3'23"W
OS Eastings: 334674
OS Northings: 709884
OS Grid: NO346098
Mapcode National: GBR 2F.8H8C
Mapcode Global: WH7S8.0HSD
Entry Name: Cults Church, Cemetery Walls Gatepiers and Sessionhouse
Listing Date: 1 March 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333523
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2577
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Cupar
Traditional County: Fife
Built 1793. Simple rectangular-plan church with 3-stage square tower centrally placed against west gable. Rubble-built (droved and squared on south wall) with ashlar margins. Tower has forestair leading to door at gallery level: lit by single inserted oculus and capped by (probably re-used ball-finialed, decorative birdcage bellcote. South elevation:
2 large altered round-headed windows (one with 1957 leaded glass panel) to inner bays, doors and gallery windows to outer bays. North elevation has single central window; window at each level in outer bays. Doors are studded, with decorative hinges; straight skews, and slate roof.
INTERIOR: (partly altred 1835) 18th century panelled octagonal pulpit has pilastered and pedimented rear screen. Panelled box pews; doors have decorative iron latches. Gallery on 3 walls supported on wooden columns: panelled front, with clock (presented 1843). Pulpit flanked by marble monuments; that to left of Sir David Wilkie RA by Samuel Joseph, 1844, that to right of Rev David Wilkie (father of above) by Sir Francis Chantrey RA 1812. Rubble-built cemetery walls enclose some interesting 17th, 18th, and 19th century tombstones: square gatepiers; rubble-
built session house at entrance to churchyard has door below lamp bracket in south gable, single window in west wall with spun glass panels, single stack and pantile roof.
B Group with manse and dovecote. Ecclesiastical building in use.
Scheme proposing insertion of Gothic windows (1873) not carried out (copies of drawings in SNMR).
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