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Fortrose Free Church, High Street, Fortrose

A Category B Listed Building in Fortrose, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5831 / 57°34'59"N

Longitude: -4.1291 / 4°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 272800

OS Northings: 856779

OS Grid: NH728567

Mapcode National: GBR J85P.99Y

Mapcode Global: WH4FY.JNZL

Plus Code: 9C9QHVMC+69

Entry Name: Fortrose Free Church, High Street, Fortrose

Listing Name: Fortrose High Street, Fortrose Parish Church

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373167

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31826

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortrose

County: Highland

Town: Fortrose

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

John Robertson, 1895-8, decorated, Gothic. Snecked rubble with
ashlar dressings. Broad, 5-bay rectangle with fifth bay gabled
as quasi-transept. At south-east, pinnacled-buttressed gable
with gabled entrance porch beneath 4-light window. At south-east
end bays, at right apsidal projection, at left 4-stage tower
with octagonal pinnacled buttresses at angles at 2 upper stages
and surmounted by tall octagonal spire.
Buttressed flanks with 2-light windows. Interior retains
original fittings, bowed gallery front.
Gate piers, polygonal; iron railings.

Statement of Interest

Built as Fortrose Free Church of 1844-5 which stood opposite

side of High Street. Ecclesiastical buildings in use as such.

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