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'Art Caput', Boyndie

A Category B Listed Building in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6632 / 57°39'47"N

Longitude: -2.6025 / 2°36'9"W

OS Eastings: 364149

OS Northings: 863862

OS Grid: NJ641638

Mapcode National: GBR M8YG.LGP

Mapcode Global: WH8LT.ZNW5

Entry Name: 'Art Caput', Boyndie

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334244

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3233

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boyndie

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Boyndie

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

1773 with later additions and alterations. Simple rectangular
church, harled with tooled ashlar margins and dressings. 6
plain square-headed windows regularly spaced in S elevation,
each window checked for exterior shutters, 2 shutter hooks
surviving each side; round-headed gallery window in each
gable, also with shutter hooks; the E gallery window
lengthened to light E end of re-cast interior. Bellcote
at W gable; ball finial at E; slate roof.
Single storey, 2-bay rear vestry.
Gabled porch dated 1922 projects from W gable.
INTERIOR: plain interior re-cast to E. Late 19th century
pulpit, communion table and organ at E; gallery at W;
plank dado; plain pews. Simple lattice-pane glazing with
some coloured glass, probably of late 19th century date.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Church constructed on present site as being more 'central

and convenient; in 1773, superseding the earlier church at

Inverboyndie.

A fine chair in the church is dated 1733 and initialled IA

for Rev John Anderson, Minister of Boyndie, 1738-51.

Former Boyndie Parish Church (Church of Scotland).

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