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Kirk O' The Muir, United Presbyterian Church

Church (18th Century)

Site Name Kirk O' The Muir, United Presbyterian Church

Classification Church (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kinclaven, United Presbyterian Church

Canmore ID 135824

Site Number NO13NW 60

NGR NO 11221 37044

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Kinclaven
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO13NW 60 11221 37044

For associated manse (NO 1114 3693), see NO13NW 10.

U.P. Church [NAT]

OS 1:10,560 map, 1867.

'U.P. Church. A plain oblong building surmounted by a belfry.'

Name Book, 1864.

Site Management (8 December 2008)

Impressive Secession church, long disused. Rectangular, harled, whitewashed, stone margins. Two large square headed sash windows on S. front, with window and door each side: blind N. wall. Low skylit gallery on c.i. columns on 3 sides. Dismantled pulpit. "B1744R 1830".

Floor lifted wood panelling removed. Plaster falling from ceiling (Historic Environment Scotland List Entry)

Reverend James Fisher, who led his parishioners to their new church, was the son-in-law of Secession founder Ebenezer Erskine. (Nick Haynes)


Photographic Survey (September 1963)

Photographic survey of the exterior and interior of Kirk O' The Muir Secession Church, Perthshire, by the Scottish National Buildings Record in September 1963.


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