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Latitude: 57.6756 / 57°40'32"N
Longitude: -2.5801 / 2°34'48"W
OS Eastings: 365500
OS Northings: 865234
OS Grid: NJ655652
Mapcode National: GBR M8ZF.QRC
Mapcode Global: WH8LV.BBMM
Plus Code: 9C9VMCG9+7X
Entry Name: Trinity Church, Seafield Street, Whitehills
Listing Name: Whitehills, Seafield Street, Trinity Church (Church of Scotland)
Listing Date: 22 February 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334174
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3165
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Alexander Ross, dated 1879, constructed as Trinity
United Presbyterian Church, Seafield Street, Banff and
removed IN TOTO to present site 1925-6.
Gothic. Rectangular church with 6-bay long street (E)
elevation. Dark rubble, contrasting tooled and polished
ashlar sandstone dressings.
Projecting buttressed and gabled porch in extreme left
bay (SE) with pointed-headed entrance and plank door with
ornate cast-iron hinges. Slim 2-stage angle clock tower
abuts porch with conical slate roof. 5
pointed-headed windows light frontage; large geometric
traceried window in W gable; shaped pointed-headed
window enclosing hexafoil light in N gable with narrow
side lights and coloured glazing. Lattice-pane glazing
elsewhere. Apex crosses; slate roof with tiled ridge.
Single storey vestry projects at rear.
INTERIOR: lofty interior with timber braced rafter roof.
Cusped panelled pulpit in centre of E wall with cusped and
canopied backboard. Cusped panelled face to Communion
table. Plain pine pews.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
Church reconstructed as it stood in Banff except for extra
stage to tower to accommodate clock.
A handbell dated 1727 and inscribed 'The Town of Whitehills'
and a plaque dated 1860 commemmorating the establishment
of a lifeboat in Whitehills are displayed in the church.
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