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Coldstream Parish Church, High Street, Coldstream

A Category B Listed Building in Coldstream, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.6513 / 55°39'4"N

Longitude: -2.2519 / 2°15'6"W

OS Eastings: 384243

OS Northings: 639779

OS Grid: NT842397

Mapcode National: GBR D3Q3.80

Mapcode Global: WH9Z0.C6WZ

Plus Code: 9C7VMP2X+G6

Entry Name: Coldstream Parish Church, High Street, Coldstream

Listing Name: High Street, Coldstream Parish Church

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 358906

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23089

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200358906

Location: Coldstream

County: Scottish Borders

Town: Coldstream

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Built 1795; rebuilt 1906. Dick Peddie architect. Bell turret
and cap of 1st church survive. Simple classical style. Basic
rectangular plan with projecting tower, chancel, offices and
porch. West front has projecting ashlar tower in 4 stages,
flanked by 2 windows in body of church. 1st stage with bold
angle quoins: door at west, with round headed and thermal
windows above. Squat 2nd stage. 3rd stage with Tuscan columns
at angles supporting cornice and clock in each face. 4th
stage Early 19th octagonal turret with alternate blind and
louvred arched openings, and facetted roof. Body of church
snecked rubble with ashlar dressings and angle quoins. 5 bays
with round-headed lugged-architraved and keystoned windows
(no architraves to south). Circular window over projecting
square pilastered porch with ball finials. Cornice, eaves
band and die parapet (no cornice and plain parapet to south).
Parapet rises to imitate shaped gables were it meets the
tower. Large lunette in east elevation over lower block of
meeting rooms and vestry.
Interior: Tuscan columns on octagonal pedestrals support
arches forming groin vaults in aisles and chancel, and barrel
vault in nave. Early 20th century stained glass in east
lunette. 3 stained glass windows of south aisle dated 1934,
1951, 1951. Early 20th century furnishings simple, except for
minister's stall with octagonal canopy in Jacobean style.

Statement of Interest

Earlier church modelled on that of Eccles 5 miles west, to

which present building betrays family resemblance.

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