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West (Old) Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Alford, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.2336 / 57°14'0"N

Longitude: -2.7406 / 2°44'26"W

OS Eastings: 355390

OS Northings: 816116

OS Grid: NJ553161

Mapcode National: GBR M9LL.WSK

Mapcode Global: WH7MR.WG40

Entry Name: West (Old) Parish Church

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334298

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3287

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alford

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Dated 1804 and 1826. Originally a round-arched version of
Kildrummy design with bow-staircase at rear; 1826
lengthened, 3rd S. window added. Harled, margins, bellcote
on W. gable. Interior with gallery on doric columns.
Good exterior wall monuments and tablets; Geo. Melvil,
1678; Mary Forbes (Balfluig Monument) 1725, elaborate,
panel framed in heavy mouldings, flanked by figures with
labels; winged putto on top; relief cadaver below; Wm.
Badenach 1746.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such

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