Ardler Church - Perth & Kinross, Scotland.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa
N 56° 33.814 W 003° 11.887
30V E 487824 N 6268823
The stone spire of the former Ardler Church in the village of the same name in eastern Perthshire, Scotland.
Waymark Code: WMY5MW
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 04/26/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
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The tiny village of Ardler lies amidst the fertile farmland of Strathmore in the eastern part of Perthshire close to the border with the county of Angus. A church was commissioned in the village by Peter Carmichael of Arthurstone at a cost of £10,000 and built to a design by Alexander Johnstone in 1881.

It is gothic revival in style of stugged red sandstone. In the south-west corner is a square tower broached onto an octagonal belfry with a stone spire above. A 34 inch diameter bell still resides within the spire.

The church combined with nearby Kettins and closed in 1986. Since then it has become a private residence but remains essentially in the same form as when it was built.

Location of the Steeple:
Church House
Church Street
Ardler, Perth & Kinross Scotland
PH12 8ST

Approximate Date of Construction: 1/1/1881

Website: Not listed

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