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Poolewe Parish Church (Former)

Date 3 February 1999

Event ID 893934

Category Management

Type Site Management


Plans and specifications by contractor, James Smith. Parliamentary Church, rubble south elevation with heavy cement pointing, harl pointed flanks and rear, tooled ashlar dressings. T-plan, with segmental headed entrances in outer bays and paired windows in centre; similar gable windows, and in rear wing. Standard centre wooden Y mullion and transoms, lattice glazing; bellcote at west gable apex; finial at east; slate roof. Interior; some internal partitioning alters original layout.

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Quoad Sacra parish of Poolew established in 1833. Standard Parliamentary Church design James Smith, architect and contractor, acted as contractor for several of the Highland Parliamentary Churches in Telford's absence. (Historic Environment Scotland List Entry)

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