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Bona Free Church, Dochfour

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

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Latitude: 57.4159 / 57°24'57"N

Longitude: -4.3285 / 4°19'42"W

OS Eastings: 260241

OS Northings: 838564

OS Grid: NH602385

Mapcode National: GBR H9P3.VBX

Mapcode Global: WH3FH.HV1S

Plus Code: 9C9QCM8C+9J

Entry Name: Bona Free Church, Dochfour

Listing Name: Dochfour, Bona Free Church and Burial Ground

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340088

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8043

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200340088

Location: Inverness and Bona

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Inverness And Bona

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Circa 1846 with later 19th century (probably 1865)

alterations. Plain rectangular church with long N and S

elevation. Harled with tooled ashlar dressings; bullfaced

rubble E gable. Later 19th century entrance in E gable under spade-pointed head with roll-moulded arrises, hoodmould

terminating in floreated stops. 3 long windows with similar

heads surround entrance; simple bellcote at apex. 2 shallow segmental-headed narrow windows light N and S elevations;

Minster's porch with end stack and piended roof projects at

centre S. W gable fenestration partially blocked by later

single storey, gabled wing.

Square pattern leaded glazing; slate roofs.

Burial ground; earlier burial ground with 18th and 19th

century tombstones. Pair square ashlar gate piers with

inscription and pedimented caps dated 1865. Pair spearhead

carriage gates. Matching spearhead railings (also 1865) rise

from low coped burial ground wall.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Free Church built on

site of earlier Church of Scotland. Gate piers gifted by Evan

Cameron 1865 who repaired both church and burial ground.

Was Item 1 on 1971 Statutory List.

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