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Tarves Parish Church, Kirkbrae, Tarves

A Category B Listed Building in Tarves, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.371 / 57°22'15"N

Longitude: -2.2194 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 386904

OS Northings: 831196

OS Grid: NJ869311

Mapcode National: GBR N9W7.FYF

Mapcode Global: WH9PH.WZBN

Plus Code: 9C9V9QCJ+C6

Entry Name: Tarves Parish Church, Kirkbrae, Tarves

Listing Name: Parish Church of Tarves (St. Englat)

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349710

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16004

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200349710

Location: Tarves

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine

Parish: Tarves

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

Tagged with: Church building

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1798 originally plain 75' x 39' 7" rectangle ashlar granite
with cherry cocking except at rubble N. wall, 4 round arched
windows S. wall, door and arched window each gable. Simple
ball-capped bird cage bellcote W. gable. Porch and vestry
rubble built and crow-stepped, organ chamber apse at
3rd S. window, James Cobban. Good original horseshoe
gallery, pews and fine pulpit of c. 1825, tie-barred ceiling.
Glazing partly original. J. Warner Bell 1855.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Of special note

for completeness of furnishing. A stone dated MB 1613 is

built into the walls.

Guardianship monument.

These form a pleasant group round the square: Tarves as

a whole, though these are the only examples of intrinsic

merit has a very pleasant consistent granite character.

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