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Free Church Of Scotland, High Street, Fort William

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.8164 / 56°48'58"N

Longitude: -5.1146 / 5°6'52"W

OS Eastings: 209996

OS Northings: 773755

OS Grid: NN099737

Mapcode National: GBR FBRP.VC0

Mapcode Global: WH1FR.DXQW

Plus Code: 9C8PRV8P+G5

Entry Name: Free Church Of Scotland, High Street, Fort William

Listing Name: High Street, Free Church of Scotland and Former School

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373115

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31789

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fort William

County: Highland

Town: Fort William

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

1846. Rectangular building aligned north and south; single
storey with 2-storey north elevation accommodating sloping
site. 3-window south front, with doors in outer bays. All
tooled square rubble, pinned in front (south) symmetrical
elevation; tooled granite ashlar dressings segmental headed
entrances in outer bays, with simple plank doors with long
hinges. 3 pointed-headed windows in centre bays. North
elevation lit by 3 similar windows, with 3 square-headed
windows symmetrically placed in raised basement below flanked
by door in east bay; further narrow window in west outer bay
is blocked door.
Gallery window in east gable; multi-pane glazing throughout.
Bellcote at east gable apex with stumpy facetted dome with
shaped finial; squat coped stack at west apex; triangular
skews; slate roof.
Low coped rubble retaining wall fronts south (High Street)
elevation; pair plain square gate piers with pointed
pyramidal caps and pair cast-iron gates; matching cast-iron
spearhead railings.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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