Maintenance
FRIENDS OF CULTS KIRK
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SUMMARY OF REPAIRS UNDERTAKEN

1989 - Redecoration of walls at ground level and varnishing of pews.

1990 - Repair and renewal of weather-vane.

1991 - Slating and plaster repairs.

P.V.C. rones and downpipes to south elevation.

1993 - Session House door replaced.

1995 - Small windows No.5 replaced “look-alike” to existing.

1996 - Ceiling in church replaced.

1999 - Renewal of sandstone lintels and rybats.

2001 - Anti-slip treatment to exterior stone stair.



2005 - Replace slates and oil bell.

Paintwork to exterior doors and windows.

Repairs to clock.

2007 - Replacement of skews to east gable and pointing repairs.

2008 - Replacement of existing lighting with energy-saving bulbs.

2009 - Replace and repoint slates at east gable.

Replacement of PVC/zinc rones and downpipes in cast iron.

Provision of car- parking facilities by kind permission of Lord Cochrane.

2010 - Repointing of Session House and improvements to step at east door of Kirk to provide a safer exit.

2011 - Fencing round car-park.

Tiles in vestibule.

2012 - Exterior painting.

Gravel on approach path.

2013 - Land registration for car-park.

Bell tower lined.

2014 - Cradle Rolls framed.

Stone work – pointing, skews, slates, repair of quoin.

2015 - Insulation in roof space (with consideration for the brown long-eared bats!)

Stone work and replacement of slates.

Maintenance of downpipes.

Removal of ivy from Session House.

2016 - Replacement of Church Sign at road end,

New Notice Board in Vestibule,

Exhibition in Laird’s Pew.

2017 - Restoration of the Session House roof.

               Essential repairs to guttering on the east wall.


MAINTAINING A NATIONAL TREASURE

WORK COMPLETED SO FAR:

WORK CONTINUED BY THE FRIENDS OF CULTS KIRK FROM 2004