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St Mary's Roman Catholic Church And Manse, Academy Street, Nairn

A Category C Listed Building in Nairn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5841 / 57°35'2"N

Longitude: -3.8744 / 3°52'27"W

OS Eastings: 288025

OS Northings: 856442

OS Grid: NH880564

Mapcode National: GBR J8SP.5ZB

Mapcode Global: WH4G2.GM8T

Plus Code: 9C9RH4MG+J6

Entry Name: St Mary's Roman Catholic Church And Manse, Academy Street, Nairn

Listing Name: Academy Street, St Mary`s Roman Catholic Church and Manse

Listing Date: 12 March 1981

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383758

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38403

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200383758

Location: Nairn

County: Highland

Town: Nairn

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Original building 1864. Extension, John Robertson, 1901. Small

and simple rectangular plan with apse and porch to south-west;

2 storey 2 bay manse adjoining at north-west. Coursed rubble with stugged ashlar dressings.

Church: triple lancet window to Academy Street gable; crowstepped

porch at south-west; crowstepped gables to church with apex cross;

slate roof.

Simple interior: braced rafters to apse supporting timber ceiling

all painted. Painted snecked rubble walls. Pale marble steps to

apse with green marble risers; green and cream marble altar.

Reginald Fairlie, 1952, designed oak reredos and altar canopy;

Gothic detailing gilded. Manse; simply detailed with door and

window in ground floor, 2 windows in 1st floor with wall-head crowstepped gables; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Church orientated

north/south. Altar north end (liturgical east).

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