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Alyth High Parish Church, Entrance Gate

A Category B Listed Building in Alyth, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6245 / 56°37'28"N

Longitude: -3.2352 / 3°14'6"W

OS Eastings: 324305

OS Northings: 748749

OS Grid: NO243487

Mapcode National: GBR VC.6NDM

Mapcode Global: WH6P9.8RNH

Entry Name: Alyth High Parish Church, Entrance Gate

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356251

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21038

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alyth

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Alyth

Electoral Ward: Strathmore

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Thomas Hamilton 1839. Neo Norman. Semi-circular splayed
arch, flanking piers with colonnettes.

Statement of Interest

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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