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Currie Kirk, Kirkgate, Currie

A Category A Listed Building in Currie, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.8951 / 55°53'42"N

Longitude: -3.308 / 3°18'28"W

OS Eastings: 318301

OS Northings: 667655

OS Grid: NT183676

Mapcode National: GBR 50B8.MM

Mapcode Global: WH6SY.5313

Plus Code: 9C7RVMWR+2R

Entry Name: Currie Kirk, Kirkgate, Currie

Listing Name: Currie Village Currie Parish Church (St Kentigern's)

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337669

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6139

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200337669

Location: Currie

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Pentland Hills

Parish: Currie

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Church building Architectural structure Session house

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James Thomson of Leith, 1784-85. Classical with gothic
windows, coursed rubble, north flank 5 bays with 3-bay
pedimented projection containing gallery stair surmounted by
square clock stage and octagonal belfry stage with stone
spire; Y-traceried windows with small-paned glazing, 4-window
S elevation, those flanking pulpit enlarged by D Cousin,
1848; piended roof. Interior recast by David Bryce 1835,
horse shoe galleried with pulpit on S side; coach niche set
in Corinthian columns. Coved ceiling. Built on site mediaeval
church, chancel restored as session house, 1953.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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