MHG16359 - Poolewe Parish Church (Church of Scotland)

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  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Simple building on E side of road on N side of village on W bank of river. <1>

Thomas Telford, 1828; plans and specifications by contractor, James Smith. Parliamentary Church, rubble south elevation with heavy cement pointing, harl pointed flanks and rear, tooled ashlar dressings. T-plan, with segmental headed entrances in outer bays and paired windows in centre; similar gable windows, and in rear wing. <2>

Early 19th century Parliamentary Church which appears to have been recently made redundant. There is no burial ground attached to the church. <3> <4>

A photographic survey of the building was carried out in 2014 as a condition of a planning application for the change of use from a church to residential accommodation. <5>


<1> White, H, Comment by Hilary White, HC Archaeologist, 05/2004 (Verbal Communication). SHG23635.


<2> Historic Scotland, Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance), HB Number 7896 (Dataset). SHG24041.


<3> Robinson, B; Scott, M; Wright, A, 03/2010, Highland Kirkyards: Ross and Cromarty (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25133.


<4> Highlands Buildings Preservation Trust, 2009, Photographs of Ross and Cromarty Kirkyards (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG25134.


<5> Sinclair, M, 2014, Photographic Survey - Poolewe Church, Poolewe (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG26200.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8569 8091 (15m by 17m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG88SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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