MHG16724 - Ferintosh Free Church
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Type and Period (1)
- CHURCH (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
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>
- <1> Dataset: Historic Scotland. Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance). Digital. HB Number 14905.
- <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. C41.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5741 5692 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
|Civil Parish||URQUHART AND LOGIE WESTER|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB14905 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/111362 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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