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Latitude: 55.9281 / 55°55'41"N
Longitude: -4.1567 / 4°9'24"W
OS Eastings: 265346
OS Northings: 672655
OS Grid: NS653726
Mapcode National: GBR 13.ZG56
Mapcode Global: WH4Q2.38W9
Plus Code: 9C7QWRHV+68
Entry Name: Lenzie, Beech Road St Cyprian's Episcopal Church & Lych Gate
Listing Date: 2 May 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335651
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4395
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Lenzie and Kirkintilloch South
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Alexander Ross of Inverness, architect. Dated 1873.
Rectangular plan Gothic church; south wall has 3-stage
square tower at east end, gabled porch at west hall and
vestry at north rebuilt 1926; modern hall at east.
Stugged and snecked ashlar with polished dressings.
Tower (strings divide stages) has engaged octagonal
stair angle turret latter with facetted and finialed
store spire former pyramidal with lucarnes. Tower
has lancets to lower stage, small cusped openings 2nd
stage; louvered, hood-moulded openings at top stage
with nook shafts, gargoyles at angles continuous band
above has quatrefoil panels. Porch has hood-moulded
south-facing door, with 2 stumpy nook shafts with
foliated capitals (datestone above) Lancets to bays;
hood-moulded 3-light west window, plate-traceried
east window. String at cill level. Stylised masks at
eaves; straight skews; cross-finialed gables; slate
Interior: colourful effect produced by use of
contrasting materials; ornate wrought-iron rood screen;
chancel arch with dogtooth ornamented arch supported by
engaged columns with foliated capitals; open timber
roof on carved corbels; aumbry on chancel north wall
below 3-light window. Some leaded glass panels.
Octagonal pulpit. Substantial slate-roofed timber
lych gate to south west a war memorial.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such.
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