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Poolewe, Parish Church

Church (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Poolewe, Parish Church

Classification Church (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Poolewe Parish Church; War Memorial Plaque

Canmore ID 108044

Site Number NG88SE 36

NGR NG 85695 80922

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Gairloch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Site Management (3 February 1999)

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)


Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.


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