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Wardlaw Parish Church Of Scotland, Kirkhill

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkhill, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4759 / 57°28'33"N

Longitude: -4.4146 / 4°24'52"W

OS Eastings: 255308

OS Northings: 845423

OS Grid: NH553454

Mapcode National: GBR H8GY.YCF

Mapcode Global: WH3F8.5C27

Plus Code: 9C9QFHGP+95

Entry Name: Wardlaw Parish Church Of Scotland, Kirkhill

Listing Name: Kirkhill, Wardlaw Parish Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339795

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7813

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200339795

Location: Kirkhill

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kirkhill

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Nicol and Cruikshank dated 1790; re-castJohn Robertson 1892.Bellcote, James Forsyth,1818. Rectangular

church with symmetrical 6-bay south front; cherry-pointed

random rubble with tooled sandstone dressings; harled west

gable. Square-headed entrances in outer front bays, with tall round-headed windows above. 4 tall round-headed windows in

centre, 2 further (1892) at rear, and 2 smaller gallery

windows in east and west gables; all fenestration keystoned

with blocked imposts. Diminutive off-centre similar ground

floor windows in east and west gable (1892 or later).

Elementary geometric glazing, except in gallery windows

where original intersecting glazing survives.

Rectangular 6-columned bellcote (for two bells) at west gable apex (single

bell survives) and ball finial at east. Slate roof. Interior;

re-cast, all fittings 1892. SW entrance to lobby, under west

gallery. Panelled front to gallery. Large round-headed

panelled backdrop to raised minister's desk at east,

reached by steps either side.

SE entrance opens to further lobby, leading to 1st floor

minister's room.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Parishes of Wardlaw

and Farnua (see Kirkton) united to form Kirkhill Parish. War

Memorial stands to east of church. Apparently adapted from plan of Dyke Church.

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