Church of the Immaculate Conception (St Mary's), Lochee, Dundee
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A923, north-west of city centre.
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Remarkable Gothic revival church of 1866 by Joseph A Hansom given an entirely new slant. The simple nave with narrow side aisles leads to a noble polygonal chancel which soars up into a spire. The tall windows of the tower flood the chancel with light and giving a contrast with the dark nave. Notable polychrome stone and brick interior with superb detail and craftsmanship. Flamboyant altarpiece by A B Wall of Cheltenham, 1897. Stained glass by Mayer of Munich. A feature of the church is the floodlit well twelve metres deep. Joseph A Hansom, as well as an architect, was the designer of the Hansom cab.
Saturday 6.00pm Vigil, Sunday 11.30am, Monday to Saturday 10.00am
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