MHG16558 - Former Free Church, Toll Road, Avoch


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

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Alexander Ross, 1872-3. Italianate. Broad rectangular church with campanile at north-east corner, 5 bay flanks,
round-arched windows with hoodmoulds, stepped 3 light round arched window in east gable, rose window in west; square 3-stage campanile at NE corner with battered, rusticated base forming porch; 4 round-arched belfry openings with engaged columns; corbelled eaves course; shallow piended roof with weather vane. Coursed rubble with polished ashlar dressings, all red sandstone. Slate roof.

Previous Free Church built in 1846. Present building opened, 6 August 1873. <1>

Information from a participant in the Black Isles Heritage Memories project; became the Village Hall in 1929. Now a dwelling house. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6985 5504 (46m by 39m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH65NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish AVOCH

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