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Sandyhill Road, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Rc Church

A Category B Listed Building in Banff, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6609 / 57°39'39"N

Longitude: -2.526 / 2°31'33"W

OS Eastings: 368715

OS Northings: 863563

OS Grid: NJ687635

Mapcode National: GBR N83G.ZGL

Mapcode Global: WH8LW.5PFZ

Entry Name: Sandyhill Road, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Rc Church

Listing Date: 15 March 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357552

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22090

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banff

County: Aberdeenshire

Town: Banff

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Alexander Ellis, 1870. Small gothic church. Dark local whinstone, grey ashlar margins and dressings. Entrance porch in S elevation; buttressed gable with paired lights to street with small 3-stage spire and fronted by low chapel.

INTERIOR: galleried interior; liturgical E orientated to W: ribbed

vaulted ceiling; gothic style carved wooden reredos with marble front; advanced altar. Panelled dado surmounted by painted Stations of the Cross, each within wooden frame. Plain pews. Small chapel at E gable.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Church dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, recalling the medieval Carmelite association in Banff. Presbytery is listed separately.

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