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West Church West Bridge Street

A Category B Listed Building in Falkirk, Falkirk

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Latitude: 56.0002 / 56°0'0"N

Longitude: -3.7891 / 3°47'20"W

OS Eastings: 288520

OS Northings: 680025

OS Grid: NS885800

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.TSVY

Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.RGV1

Entry Name: West Church West Bridge Street

Listing Date: 25 October 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372416

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31198

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Falkirk

County: Falkirk

Town: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Falkirk South

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Original church Thomas Stirling 1799, simple large gabled
rectangle, 2-storey treatment, semi-circular arched upper
windows horseshoe gallery longitudinally on cast-iron
columns. Victorian furnishing and organ case. Bold
renaissance forebuilding added James Boucher 1884, central
section couple-pilastered and pedimented, Ionic order with
fluted necking, round arched doorpiece, 3 arched windows
above; flanking 'aisle' sections 1-window each.

Statement of Interest

Built as Relief Church; the disused manse (demolished 1972)

was also by Stirling 1789, much altered in 1860. A graveyard

lies to the west of the church memorials from late 18th

century onwards.

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