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St Cyprian's Episcopal Church, Beech Road, Lenzie

A Category B Listed Building in Cadder, East Dunbartonshire

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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: St Cyprian's Episcopal Church, Beech Road, Lenzie

Listing Name: Lenzie, Beech Road St Cyprian's Episcopal Church & Lych Gate

Listing Date: 2 May 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335651

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4395

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cadder

County: East Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Lenzie and Kirkintilloch South

Parish: Cadder

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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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.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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