MHG8719 - Former Parish Church & Burial Ground, Logie Easter


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

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NH77NE 6 7775 7604.

The original LOGIE EASTER PARISH CHURCH was the church at NH 77NW 9. This church replaced NH 77NW 9 as LOGIE EASTER PARISH CHURCH when it was built around 1818, and was itself replaced as Parish Church by the church at NH 77NE 8 (former United Free Church). At present, NH 77NE 8 remains as the Parish Church.

Church demolished 1988.

1818-20. Rectangular, Gothic church with dummy tower. Coursed square rubble, mixed grey and red; ashlar dressings.
Narrow rectangular tower, slightly advanced in centre west gable rising two small stages above ridge and terminating in corbelled, crenellated parapet and angle pinnacles; string courses; stone clock face with incised figures in upper stage with cusped blind occulus below. Pointed headed doorway in base of tower with similarly headed window above and in flanking bays, imposing projecting porch in centre, south elevation, with engaged angle clustered columns and pointed headed entrance under moulded cornice; long, flanking pointed-headed windows, slate roof; finial at east apex.
Galleried interior in very poor condition. Burial ground: coped rubble walls; square ashlar gate piers with pyramidal caps and pair cast-iron gates. Notes: Church disused and dilapidated. Unusual tower, similar to that at Duirinish Parish church, Dunvegan, Skye. <1>

Church de-listed in 2010. <2>

This site should be viewed, along with three other ecclesiastical sites in the parish, as part of a continuous story, all four sites being at one time the Logie Easter Parish Church. This site is the third in the chronological list of the four sites, replacing the older Church, Marybank in 1820, which in turn had replaced Marybank Church, graveyard in 1767.

The burial ground was visited during the Highland Kirkyards project, run by Highland Buildings Preservation Trust (see MHG39646). <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7774 7604 (22m by 21m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH77NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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