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Mire Loch,settlement 700m west of south end of,St Abbs

A Scheduled Monument in East Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.9107 / 55°54'38"N

Longitude: -2.1482 / 2°8'53"W

OS Eastings: 390832

OS Northings: 668634

OS Grid: NT908686

Mapcode National: GBR F0F3.Q0

Mapcode Global: WH9XP.ZP6M

Entry Name: Mire Loch,settlement 700m W of S end of,St Abbs

Scheduled Date: 8 June 1936

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM374

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: settlement

Location: Coldingham

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire


1800-1801. Simple renaissance rectangular-plan church, rubble-built with ashlar dressings. S (pulpit) elevation: 4 tall round-arched windows. N (gallery) elevation 2-storey 3-bay, centre blind at 1st. 3-bay pedimental gables, side lights blind. Attic Diocletians. Mock stack at E apex. W elevation: small corbelled out bellcote with pilastered angles and weather vane. Porches with parapets.

Later single-storey piend-roofed vestries added to N angles, each with 2 bipartites to outer elevations. That at W is earlier and has tall shouldered wallhead stack.

Slate roofs. Centre ventilator missing. Small-paned glazing patterns. Interior: gallery and clock on Tuscan columns. Cornice over carried by cast-iron columns with bell capitals. Some later refurnishing, including pulpit (in 1894). Fine monument to Charlotte, Lady Ogilvy, and stained glass war memorial window.

Churchyard: 19th century monuments within rubble-built boundary walls. Wrought-iron gates and modern railings between square ashlar gatepiers at NE angle.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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