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Howard Street Knox's Church Including Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Arbroath, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5631 / 56°33'47"N

Longitude: -2.5914 / 2°35'28"W

OS Eastings: 363753

OS Northings: 741393

OS Grid: NO637413

Mapcode National: GBR VV.NG40

Mapcode Global: WH8S8.598H

Entry Name: Howard Street Knox's Church Including Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 9 February 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356442

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21181

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arbroath

County: Angus

Town: Arbroath

Electoral Ward: Arbroath West, Letham and Friockheim

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

James MacLaren, 1866.
Gothic church on corner site with nave and aisles main gabled
entrance front to Howard Street, angle nearest street corner
carried 2 stages higher as square tower with clock and belfry
(perhaps a spire was intended). T-plan with shallow gabled
transepts, flank buttresses carried upwards through eaves.
Double doorway below pointed arch, moulding continued as string
at cill level, big geometric traceried window over; other
windows mostly lancets. Snecked ashlar, polished dressings,
blocked eaves, slate roofs.
Galleried interior, 1895 organ by Peter Conacher & Co
transferred from Brechin West Free Church in 1948.
Iron-railed boundary wall stepped to slope.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Bell dated 1806 originally the 8 o'clock bell in the old

church steeple.

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