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Mehodist Chapel, Chapel Street, Whitehills

A Category B Listed Building in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.6772 / 57°40'38"N

Longitude: -2.581 / 2°34'51"W

OS Eastings: 365446

OS Northings: 865413

OS Grid: NJ654654

Mapcode National: GBR M8ZF.JBK

Mapcode Global: WH8LV.B96D

Plus Code: 9C9VMCG9+VH

Entry Name: Mehodist Chapel, Chapel Street, Whitehills

Listing Name: Whitehills, Chapel Street, Methodist Chapel, Enclosing Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334233

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3223

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boyndie

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Boyndie

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Dated 1840. Simple rectangular 3-bay chapel. Squared
mixed rubble frontage with contrasting tooled sandstone
dressings with some long and short detailing, harled gables,
each with centre projecting harled porch with piended roof.
3 large round-headed windows light street (S) and rear
elevations with simple Y-tracery and multi-pane glazing.
2 oculi light each gable, at E surmounted by datestone.
Apex ball finials; slate roof with tiled ridge.
ENCLOSING WALLS AND GATEPIERS: chapel enclosed by simple
coped rubble wall; pair tooled rubble gatepiers flank each
of 2 pedestrian entrances, closed by simple cast-iron
spearhead gates.
INTERIOR: re-cast interior to W. Diagonal plank front to
Communion table and door in W wall; plain plank dado and pine

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

The Church of Scotland Minister of Boyndie parish recorded

in 1842 that he and his Whitehills congregation were

'liberally allowed' the use of the Methodist chapel on

'Sabbath evenings'.

One of the earliest surviving Methodist Chapels in NE.

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