NT7749 : Fogo Kirk

taken 16 years ago, near to Fogo, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

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Fogo Kirk
Fogo Kirk
In 1775 the walls and the roof of the kirk were repaired, which is probably when the "Box-pews" were installed. This was a custom of that time, such that every farm had its own little box. Many kirks were changed in this way although not many still have the "box-pews". These and also the two "lairds lofts" make Fogo kirk unique, and it has been classified as a list "A" Historic Building - both for its building and its interior. The walls were re-plastered in 1817. Since then there has only been one real change to the building and that was in 1925 when the low building at the east end was adapted to make a vestry. It was re-painted in 1992/93
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 May, 2002   (more nearby)
Saturday, 1 July, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 772 492 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:44.1392N 2:21.8793W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 773 492
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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