A former north-east church could be given a new lease of life after plans to convert it into two new homes were lodged.
The proposals show the potential transformation of the listed Trinity Parish Church, on Boddam’s Manse Terrace.
Situated in the centre of Boddam, and built in 1866, it was granted C-listed status in 1982.
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It was used as a place of worship by the Church of Scotland until 2016 and put up for sale at an asking price of £50,000 in August 2018.
A document issued to potential buyers said the building would be appropriate for a conversion into housing.
Now McAdam Design (Scotland) Ltd has submitted the plans on behalf of their client, John Rafferty.
The Peterhead-based firm proposes renovating the unused place of worship and their application includes listed building consent.
Drawings show the current interior of the two-storey church which includes the pulpit, a stage area, an organ, seating and a balcony.
There is also an adjoining hall which houses a kitchen and lobby area.
The developer wants to use the main church for a two-bedroom home with a mezzanine level on the first floor and a cinema room.
A separate one-bedroom home would be created in the hall next door. Each property would have its own entrance.
Scottish Water and SSE have both said they have no objections to the proposals.
The document for buyers warns: “The property may be suitable for redevelopment for residential use subject to the necessary consents being obtained but interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves as to the position as no warranty is given by the seller as to this.”
In 2006, around 20 of the church’s stained glass windows were smashed after being targeted by vandals.
The coloured glass panes were destroyed as the village dealt with a spate of incidents that led to locals establishing their own crime-fighting group, Crimewatch Boddam.