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Auchterless Parish Church

A Category C Listed Building in Turriff and District, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4637 / 57°27'49"N

Longitude: -2.4788 / 2°28'43"W

OS Eastings: 371374

OS Northings: 841592

OS Grid: NJ713415

Mapcode National: GBR N87Z.WPR

Mapcode Global: WH8MV.WNSM

Entry Name: Auchterless Parish Church

Listing Date: 15 February 1982

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334022

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3044

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchterless

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Turriff and District

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

William and John Smith 1877-9, S.W. spire completed A.H.L.
Mackinnon 1896. Gothic, large, with transepts and hall to E.
Pinned rubble, red sandstone dressings, W. window with plate
tracery. Interior has W. gallery, hammerbeam roof and slim
iron columns at transepts. Mears and Stainbank bell 1894.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. On the tower wall is

an early 18th century tablet to Alex Ross, minister of

Auchterless, a grotesque head and a heart shaped sundial

presumably from the previous church.

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