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Latitude: 56.6245 / 56°37'28"N
Longitude: -3.2348 / 3°14'5"W
OS Eastings: 324335
OS Northings: 748750
OS Grid: NO243487
Mapcode National: GBR VC.6NHX
Mapcode Global: WH6P9.8RWG
Entry Name: Alyth High Parish Church
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356250
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21037
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Strathmore
Traditional County: Perthshire
Thomas Hamilton 1837-9 Neo-Norman, Greek cross plan with
W. tower and stone spire, red stugged ashlar, elaborate
detail. Large 4-light windows with wheel tracery in
E. N & S gables. Renovated 1934. Cross-slab (found 1887 in
manse garden) within porch, gneiss 4' 6" x 1' 7" x 6"
simple incised cross with whorls in angles, double disc and
Z-rod on back; funeral hatchment to Sir G. Ramsay of
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The building history
is of ususual interest. On 20th February 1824 David Neave,
architect, John Scott, mason and David Walker, slater,
inspected the old church (item 5). As a result Neave and
Carver both made plans for its improvement. On the advice of
John Smyth W.S. of Balhary, these were referred to Geo.
Alexander Supt of Public Works at Perth who decerned for
a new church October 1825.
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