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Old Parish Church of Auchindoir

A Category A Listed Building in Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3086 / 57°18'30"N

Longitude: -2.8687 / 2°52'7"W

OS Eastings: 347766

OS Northings: 824559

OS Grid: NJ477245

Mapcode National: GBR M98D.QKY

Mapcode Global: WH7M9.XK4H

Entry Name: Old Parish Church of Auchindoir

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333701

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2732

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchindoir and Kearn

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Parish: Auchindoir And Kearn

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Originally 13th century. Rectangular plan 56'4" x 25'
rubble built 3'2" thick walls. Fine Transitional S.W. door
-way with nook shafts and bell capitals; bar-hole to door.
Remodelled early 16th cent, fine sacrament house of that
date inserted into interior of small lancet window; 2 17th
cent. windows in s. wall, ogee headed panel over S.E. doorway
with (later) M.A.S. 1658 inscription. M.W.D. 1638 at S.E.
skewput. Bellcote dated 1664; repaired 1785 unroofed 1810-11.
Within Church Gordon coat of arms 1557; 1580 slab. 6 panels
from pulpit preserved at Clova House.

Statement of Interest

Nook shafts replaced circa 1983.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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