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Latitude: 56.2638 / 56°15'49"N
Longitude: -3.7768 / 3°46'36"W
OS Eastings: 290040
OS Northings: 709339
OS Grid: NN900093
Mapcode National: GBR 1K.99H2
Mapcode Global: WH5PM.YTPH
Plus Code: 9C8R767F+G7
Entry Name: Church, Cecilmount
Listing Name: Old Parish Church of Blackford
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335818
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4544
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Strathallan
Traditional County: Perthshire
Tagged with: Church building
1738-9 (Dated A.M./W.1739 M). Roofless. Long rubble-
built rectangle approx. 77' x 25', birdcage bellcote W.
gable, symmetrical S. front with 3 doorways with
segment-headed fanlights and 2 pairs large square-headed
windows between. 2 small square windows over centre
(minister's) door. Straight skews stepped at half their
height, skewputts, porch and octagonal session house
added later, apparently before 1779, at centre S.
Originally had E. and W. galleries; altered Wm. Stirling
1820-1, narrow N. gallery inserted, N. gallery porch and
stair and N. fenestration altered. Round-arched channel-
jointed doorpiece inserted in E. wall later. Abandoned
The present parish church (Greek cross plan, small tower
with pyramid spire, plain gothic) is by David MacGibbon
1858 but is not of special note.
A Group. An unusually large well-designed and detailed
parish church for its dated.
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