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St Mary's Church, Perth Road, Dunblane

A Category B Listed Building in Dunblane, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.1882 / 56°11'17"N

Longitude: -3.9597 / 3°57'35"W

OS Eastings: 278473

OS Northings: 701238

OS Grid: NN784012

Mapcode National: GBR 1B.G4DN

Mapcode Global: WH4NT.4QPD

Plus Code: 9C8R52QR+74

Entry Name: St Mary's Church, Perth Road, Dunblane

Listing Name: Perth Road, St Mary's Episcopal Church Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363025

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26404

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunblane

County: Stirling

Town: Dunblane

Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan

Traditional County: Perthshire

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John Henderson, 1843 with later additions. Rectangular-plan, plain, gabled gothic church, aligned E-W, with bellcote to E. Stepped, clasping buttresses. Base course, continuous window impost height string course, moulded eaves course. Saw-tooth coped skews, gabletedskewputts. Pointed-arch windows, chamfered reveals, deep pitched cills.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 4-bay, regular fenestration, steeply pitched gabled entrance porch to outer left; diagonal clasping buttresses flanking stone steps to pointed-arch entrance, double roll-moulded to reveal, engaged columns with foliate capitals; modern timber door and fanlight, pointed-arch ventilation slit to gablehead; pointed segmental-arched inner entrance within inscribed pointed-arch, dated 1843 above; 2-leaf, boarded timber door with strap hinges.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: 4-bay, regular fenestration, later addition to NE corner; 3-light window, harled, slated piended roof.

E (END) ELEVATION: stepped tripartite lancet window, continuous cill course.

W (END) ELEVATION: single storey, gabled chancel abutting to centre, stepped tripartite to centre.

Leaded windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: plain, whitewashed interior; ashlar margin to pointed-archway to chancel, engaged columns with plain capitals supporting arch. Stone corbels supporting exposed roof beams. Stone steps to chancel. Stone pulpit and font.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. St Mary's church was consecrated by the Episcopal Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane on 28th May 1845.

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