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Old Parish Kirk And Burial-Ground, Weem

A Category A Listed Building in Weem, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6257 / 56°37'32"N

Longitude: -3.8874 / 3°53'14"W

OS Eastings: 284296

OS Northings: 749797

OS Grid: NN842497

Mapcode National: GBR JCS6.D0L

Mapcode Global: WH4LQ.8Q2J

Plus Code: 9C8RJ4G7+72

Entry Name: Old Parish Kirk And Burial-Ground, Weem

Listing Name: Weem Old Parish Kirk (Menzies Mausoleum)

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351782

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17815

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Weem

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Parish: Weem

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

T-plan rubble-built with W. bellcote: gothic windows east
and west gables: 2 doorways in S. wall western with
armorial panel over, and eastern with inscription and date
1609; roll mouldings throughout: S.W. skewput dated 'A.M.
1614'. Interior: fittings gutted, but richly sculptured
altar monument of Menzies family dated '24 January 1616'.
Hatchments, grave slabs and other fragments of note:
re-roofed c.1935.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument. Church replaced 1835 by gothic T-plan

edifice. archt. James McArthur Bridgend Perth (now ruinous

Clan Menzies Memorial Hall, to be demolished): present

church former private Episcopal Chapel of St. David, gothic

with bell cote and apse, 1878.

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