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Free Presbyterian Church, Matheson Road, Stornoway, Lewis

A Category B Listed Building in Steòrnabhagh a Deas, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Latitude: 58.2117 / 58°12'42"N

Longitude: -6.3833 / 6°22'59"W

OS Eastings: 142642

OS Northings: 933144

OS Grid: NB426331

Mapcode National: GBR B7M0.WGD

Mapcode Global: WGY2Y.XVJQ

Plus Code: 9CCM6J68+MM

Entry Name: Free Presbyterian Church, Matheson Road, Stornoway, Lewis

Listing Name: Matheson Road and Scotland Street, Free Presbyterian Church Including Boundary Walls, Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 1 February 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 388076

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41730

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stornoway

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Town: Stornoway

Electoral Ward: Steòrnabhagh a Deas

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Late 19th century F.P. church with hood-moulded round-arched openings, and occupying corner site. 5-bay nave; low (?vestry) renage at west gable, with 3-bay front to Scotland Street, links to modern hall, whose front gable window is also round-arched. Modern dry-dash, painted ashlar margins and other detail including open-domed apex belfry on gabled main entrance front facing Matheson Street, which also has centre 2-leaf door, flanking windows and stepped 3-light gallery window. Margined, small-paned glazing; second door placed on flank to Scotland Street, squeezed in between bays 4 and 5, and square-headed. Slate roofs, barge-boarded and louvred dormer ventilators (2 to north, one to south). Enclosed by cast-iron railed boundary walls, original 2-leaf gateway and cast-iron piers at main entrance.

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Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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