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Ardkenneth St Michael's Church Presbytery & Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3876 / 57°23'15"N

Longitude: -7.3965 / 7°23'47"W

OS Eastings: 75883

OS Northings: 845899

OS Grid: NF758458

Mapcode National: GBR 8946.0YL

Mapcode Global: WGV34.CK3X

Entry Name: Ardkenneth St Michael's Church Presbytery & Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352926

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18779

Building Class: Cultural

Location: South Uist

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas

Parish: South Uist

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Built 1826-9. Church and 2-storey 3-bay presbytery all under
one long roof. Rectangular-plan. Harled. CHURCH: also 3 bays;
tall, depressed-arched windows, small-paned with intersecting
tracery to north, modern glazing to south gabled porch to
west, and cross finial. Slate roof.
Interior of church: triple-arched east end; 2 tall, bulbous
columns. Small-scale replica of Hew Lorimer's statue at West
Gerinish to north of church.
PRESBYTERY: central gabled porch to north; plate glass
sashes; modern kitchen addition to south. Stack at gable.
Partly enclosed by rubble-built walls; corniced square
gatepiers to north with pyramidal caps, also rubble-built.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Rubble-built structure west side of drive may have been a

kiln.

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