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Kennoway Village, Cupar Road, Arnot Gospel Hall with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Kennoway, Fife

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Latitude: 56.2142 / 56°12'51"N

Longitude: -3.0466 / 3°2'47"W

OS Eastings: 335186

OS Northings: 702895

OS Grid: NO351028

Mapcode National: GBR 2F.DKHS

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.52HF

Entry Name: Kennoway Village, Cupar Road, Arnot Gospel Hall with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 27 June 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342398

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10004

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kennoway

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Parish: Kennoway

Traditional County: Fife

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1800, reconstructed 1872, dated 1870. Simple rectangular-plan aisless church with 2-bay nave, pedimented gable and bellcote. Stugged, squared and snecked rubble with ashlar dressings, red sandstone rubble to sides and rear. Deep base and eaves courses. Round-headed openings, those to E hoodmoulded and keystoned; those to sides voussoired.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: slightly advanced centre bay with steps up to 2-leaf timber door and 2-part semicircular fanlight, datestone above, and louvered roundel in gablehead; round-arched, ball-finialled, pilastered and pedimented bellcote.

S AND N ELEVATIONS: 2 tall windows.

W ELEVATION: small later hall.

6-pane glazing pattern with decoratively-astragalled fanlights to timber windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stack and ashlar-coped skews.

INTERIOR: good unspoiled interior with original gallery and pulpit.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Former Associate (Burgher) Church, named after the first minister Rev William Arnot, 1758-86. The congregation was formed in 1750, and built its first church in 1753. The Secessionists later joined with the United Presbyterian congregation in 1847, the United Free congregation in 1900 and the established church in 1929.

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