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Bourtie Parish Church

A Category A Listed Building in Mid Formartine, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3139 / 57°18'50"N

Longitude: -2.3261 / 2°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 380455

OS Northings: 824860

OS Grid: NJ804248

Mapcode National: GBR N9MD.72B

Mapcode Global: WH8NQ.7FLG

Entry Name: Bourtie Parish Church

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333786

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2815

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bourtie

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

1806. Simple near-square plan, boulder rubble, tall piend roof
with short ridge; small gablet with bellcote having ball
finial W. wall, 2 large gothick windows with original basket
tracery sashes S. wall, 2 gothick doorways, N. wall. Interior:
woodlined with cove ceiling, horsehoe gallery on square
wooden columns reeded to front, good original ogee-canopied
pulpit with precentor's box and other original fittings;
original door furniture; 1760 John Mowat bell; fragment of
sculptured stone; R.S. 1669 panel, 1671 ladle, and 2 badly
damaged mediaeval effigies preserved within church. Some
minor alterations and repairs 1934.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Fine setting with

avenue down to churchyard gates.

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