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Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan Parish Church Of Scotland

Church (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan Parish Church Of Scotland

Classification Church (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Canmore ID 105314

Site Number NM46SE 14

NGR NM 48835 63808

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardnamurchan
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

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Parish Church, William Burn, 1827-31 Large but economical T-plan design, differing from the Parliamentary churches in having its jamb projecting forwards as an entrance front. The stunted-looking belltower is a somewhat unsatisfactory variation of Burn's proposed Italianate campanile. Exterior now compromised by the loss of Y-tracery from the windows, and the substitution of the belfry's pyramidal roof with a flat capping, but the original barrel-vaulted interior survives with panelled galleries and a hexagonal pulpit with finialled sounding board, also by Burn. Meall mo Chridhe, c.1790; front block added by William Ross, 1828-30 The former manse, characteristically Kilchoan's best-appointed residence, set back above a stone-walled park within a stand of beech trees. Contemporary U-plan gighouse/stable.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NM46SE 14 48835 63808

Architect: William Burn 1827

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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Construction (1827 - 1831)

Architect William Burn 1827-1831. Measured drawings from 1827.

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

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