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Latitude: 57.1593 / 57°9'33"N
Longitude: -2.3275 / 2°19'38"W
OS Eastings: 380289
OS Northings: 807653
OS Grid: NJ802076
Mapcode National: GBR XC.MV1N
Mapcode Global: WH8PH.69YY
Entry Name: Parish Church of Skene
Listing Date: 16 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350246
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16514
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Westhill and District
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
William and Andrew Clerk (?) 1801. Gothick. Rectangular plan,
harled with margins piend roof; original glazing; 2-window
E. and W. with centre circular window and doorway; W.
frontage has superior finish with pilastered centre mullions.
4-window S. frontage, centre w slightly advanced with gable
quatrefoil and bellcote dating from repairs of 1840, John
Smith, architect. Session room dated 1884 in style of
original. Interior: originally U-plan with central pulpit.
Remodelled with W. gallery (original R-doric columns and
gallery front re-used) G. Bennet Mitchell 1932. Wood ceiling
with cavetto cornice. Mowat Bell 1735.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Detail closely
similar to Parish Church of Echt. The Clerks are known
to have designed the Old Parish Church at Crathie (memorial
stone inscription) whose main frontage reproduced the
S. front of Skene in design if not scale. The doors were in the
gables as at Skene but there were no flanking windows.
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