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Description: Church of Holy Saviour
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304361
OS Grid Reference: NZ1883064471
OS Grid Coordinates: 418830, 564471
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9745, -1.7073
NZ 16 SE NEWBURN SCOTSWOOD ROAD (north end)
10/41 Church of Holy Saviour
Parish church. 1836-37; by Benjamin Green. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Aligned
north-south; nave with ritual north porch and south vestry and lower, set-back
sanctuary. Early English style. High pointed arch to boarded door in steeply-
gabled porch; 3-light east window, lancets in sanctuary and east nave, 2-light
windows in nave; wide chamfered buttress, dividing west lancets, beneath bell-
cote. Low-pitched roof. Interior: plaster, sloping sills to windows; queen-post
roof with pendants. Blind high pointed west arch; high pointed moulded arches
to doors; moulded arch to sanctuary, one step above chancel, which is paved
with Caithness flags as Second World War memorial. Historical note: said to be
aligned north-south to avoid disused pit shaft on east.
Listing NGR: NZ1883064471
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Source: English Heritage
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