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Cruden Old Parish Church (St. Olaf)

A Category B Listed Building in Peterhead South and Cruden, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4194 / 57°25'9"N

Longitude: -1.8841 / 1°53'2"W

OS Eastings: 407061

OS Northings: 836567

OS Grid: NK070365

Mapcode National: GBR P9P3.RHD

Mapcode Global: WHBQM.1S32

Entry Name: Cruden Old Parish Church (St. Olaf)

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334038

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3057

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cruden

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Peterhead South and Cruden

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

1776, originally round-arched squared granite rectangle with
bird cage bellcote at W. end. Large addition John Smith
1833-4, originally symmetrical N. front with flat roof except
at centre gable, Twin porches a circular conical roofed
angle towers. W. porch replaced by session house 1840, Organ
chamber centre S. front and gable centre N. front G. Bennet
Mitchell 1913. Interior galleried with columns at both
levels, 1834 pulpit with sounding board extant but not in
original position. Circular font 12th century. 1519 Dutch
bell.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The West Church at

Hatton (ex Free) is by Wm. Davidson 1885, plain lancet style

with small spire.

B group

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