MHG16274 - Urquhart Parish Church
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Type and Period (1)
- CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
NH55NE 145 5778 5790
For predecessor parish church (NH 5806 5849), see NH55NE 1. For associated manse (NH 5769 5820), see NH55NE 144.
ARCHITECTS: Ross & Macbeth (I.C. 3 July 1894) Renovation
1795, coursed rubble with ashlar dressings; slated roof. Simple rectangle with birdcage bellcote with stepped pyramidal
top with ball finial at west gable and fleur de lis finial at east gable. South front, 6 bays with tall round-arched windows
with intersecting traceried astragals at centre 4 bays; originally a door at each of end bays; later vestry projects
from between 2 centre windows. Church reorientated to east, Ross & Macbeth, 1894; Geometric tracery inserted at rectangular gable windows; south door converted to low window of 2 cusped lights. Churchyard wall, rubble. <1>
Information from participant in the Black Isle Heritage Memories project. In 1790 the original building costs were £580. <2>
Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<3>
- --- SHG23810 Image/Photograph(s): Briscoe, J M. 2008-11. Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe. Colour. Yes. Digital. via Flickr.
- <1> SHG24041 Dataset: Historic Scotland. Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance). Digital. HB Number 14910.
- <2> SHG24970 Text/Report: McCullagh, C. 09/2010. Black Isle Heritage Memories: Remembering your Community Avoch, Culbokie and Tore. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. Digital. C63.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5778 5789 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
|Civil Parish||URQUHART AND LOGIE WESTER|
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External Links (3)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB14910 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://www.flickr.com/groups/her/pool/tags/MHG16274 (View images of this site in the Highland HER Flickr group)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/111382 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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