MHG16558 - Former Free Church, Toll Road, Avoch
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Type and Period (1)
- CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
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>
- <1> Dataset: Historic Scotland. Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance). Digital. HB Number 403.
- <2> 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. A34.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6985 5504 (46m by 39m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB403 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/105191 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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