MHG16724 - Ferintosh Free Church


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  • CHURCH (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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1843, plain rectangle with small tower at south-east corner; harled with ashlar dressings. Body of church 4-bay south
(front) elevation with 2 east windows more closely spaced, round-arched keyblocked windows with astragals intersecting at tops; at west gable, 2 tall slim round-arched windows lighting pulpit. Tower 1907 square-plan with battered base course and rusticated quoins; splayed round-arched, console-key blocked door with tall rectangular slits above; cornice and parapet with stumpy pinnacles at angles; within parapet rises spired bird-cage neo Norman belfry with, at each face, a round-arched opening with slim engaged shafts with cushion capitals. Coped drystone churchyard wall. <1>

The Forbes family had granted the land on a 999 year lease. There is a cast iron urinal outside, at the back of the building. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5741 5692 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH55NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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