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Former School And Schoolhouse, Our Lady And St Bean's RC Chapel, Cannich

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Latitude: 57.3458 / 57°20'45"N

Longitude: -4.7582 / 4°45'29"W

OS Eastings: 234121

OS Northings: 831734

OS Grid: NH341317

Mapcode National: GBR G9M9.P6Q

Mapcode Global: WH2DJ.WMCG

Plus Code: 9C9Q86WR+8P

Entry Name: Former School And Schoolhouse, Our Lady And St Bean's RC Chapel, Cannich

Listing Name: Cannich, Marydale Roman Catholic Church, Presbytery and Former School

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338915

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7115

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200338915

Location: Kilmorack

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kilmorack

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Joseph Hansom, dated 1866. L-plan range combining church and
presbytery; grey rubble with contrasting tooled red ashlar
Rectangular church orientated NW/SE. Bowed chancel to SE lit
by paired lancets; NW gable also lit by paired lancets in
ground and gallery, octagonal tower at N with porch in re-
entrant angle. 4-bay flanks lit by similar lancets, but with
single large Y-tracery window breaking wallhead. Louvred
openings in all facets of upper storey of tower, spire with
lucarnes and apex cast-iron cross. Interior; simple interior
with ribbed ceiling, gallery at West with cusped panelled
front. Altar (Reginald Fairlie, 1938) with panelled wooden,
canopied reredos.
Presbytery; asymmetrical 3-storey house; wide projecting
gabled wing to S with 2-storey porch in re-entrant angle
with pointed-headed entrance, Bipartites in ground and 1st
floor of gable, with shoulder lintels, each lintel capped
by diminutive paired lattice-pane lights. Varied
fenestration, with either pointed headed or shoulder lintel
detailing; mainly 2-pane glazing.
Coped ridge and wallhead stacks; slate roofs.
Former school and schoolhouse. Cruciform range standing close
to church. Grey rubble; large windows light single school-
room; portion of one arm a simple single storey and attic, 2-
bay schoolhouse. Multi-pane glazing; decorative bargeboards
coped ridge stack; slate roofs. Later timber lean-to
extension to rear.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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