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Old Parish Church of Blackford, Churchyard (Original Section Only) and Gateway

A Category B Listed Building in Blackford, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2637 / 56°15'49"N

Longitude: -3.7768 / 3°46'36"W

OS Eastings: 290039

OS Northings: 709328

OS Grid: NN900093

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.99H3

Mapcode Global: WH5PM.YTNK

Entry Name: Old Parish Church of Blackford, Churchyard (Original Section Only) and Gateway

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335819

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4545

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Blackford

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathallan

Parish: Blackford

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Gate c. 1740, chamfered segmental arches, straight
skewed gables, slated roof, internal recesses each side
one with seat; rubble-built wall with wall-steps: a few
good 17th 18th century gravestones, mainly Victorian.
Maclaren monument flanked by disengaged R-doric columns,
triglyph frieze.

Statement of Interest

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 date.

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