Sites and Monument Record: Denny Parish Church (SMR 424)

Hall type church building with a square tower on the east gable. This is capped with a small spire and masonry corner pinnacles. The upper storey presents two louvred lancet openings to each face. Below a string course which provides the location of an offset, are three clock faces. A later six sided chancel has been added to the east side of the tower at ground floor level.
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Denny church is first documented in 1619, however, Timothy Pont shows what appears to be a well established two storey church, there (c1590). Denny kirk lay in Temple-Denny with its strong Hospitaller presence. Denny was created a parish in 1641 but the church had an appointed minister operating there in 1630: ‘Mr Alexander Callendar, minister at Temple of Dennie’. (RS58/5 f.111).
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