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St Columba's Church of Scotland Southend Village

A Category B Listed Building in Southend, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3164 / 55°18'59"N

Longitude: -5.6411 / 5°38'27"W

OS Eastings: 169066

OS Northings: 608520

OS Grid: NR690085

Mapcode National: IRL XF.XWDT

Mapcode Global: GBR DGGN.DW7

Entry Name: St Columba's Church of Scotland Southend Village

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352385

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18345

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Southend

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Parish: Southend

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Dated 1889. Robert Hay, Glasgow. Georgian style. Oblong. Snecked rubble front and sides; harled rear. Piended slate roof. Round-headed windows and oculi. Projecting central pavilion at front end; belfry with ogee stone cap and ball-finial; inset with date '1889'. Large window with lunette. Plain interior: gallery.

2 PILLARS: outside, near front: square. Ashlar, rendered. Deep recesses.

Statement of Interest

Closed since 1965. Recently sold by Church of Scotland. Church (built 1797-8 for Lowlanders) which became UP 1847 Became C of S 1946. Only noteworthy building in Southend Village (formerly Newton Argyll)

founded by Duke of Argyll 1797. Pillars gave shelter to office-bearers taking collection in bad weather.

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