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Ardchattan Parish Church

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Ardchattan Parish Church

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Achnaba; Ardchattan Church; Ardchattan Kirk; War Memorial; War Memorial Plaques

Canmore ID 141079

Site Number NM93NW 47

NGR NM 94491 35955

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Ardchattan And Muckairn (Argyll And Bute)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM93NW 47 9449135955

For Old Kirk (St Baodan's Church, at NM 97102 35342), see NM93NE 1.

For Ardchattan, Old Parish Church (NM 9763 3474), see NM93SE 23.

Architecture Notes

See also:

NM93NE 1 Ardchattan, Old Kirk

NM93SE 23 Ardchattan, Old Parish Church

Opened for worship 1836.


Ardchattan Church


The Burial Aisle and Mausoleum.

Specification for finishing the aisle belonging to Barcaldine and building a mausoleum for the family of Barcaldine.

John Drummon and James Lawson, masons.

1830 GD 170/514/3

Specification for finishing the Heritors' Minister's and Elders' rooms adjoining the Church proposed to be built according to John Thom's plan.

[1832] GD 170/519/6

Proposal to build a new church at a more convenient place and repair the existing church at Ardchattan.

Letter from Col. Robert Campbell of Ardchattan.

He agrees to the proposal although he regrets the move.

1830 GD 170/2367/11

Estimate for building Ardchattan Church [according to John Thom's plan.]

It amounts to (pounds) 972.4.1

1832 GD 170/519/3

The new Church.

Andrew Elliot writes that he is disappointed with the money he has received for his labour at Ardchattan Church.

Letter to Sir Donald Campbell of Barcaldine.

1833 GD 170/2431/1

The Church

Letters suggesting that the old church might be repaired and a new church built in the most populous part of the parish, along with a new manse.

General Duncan Campbell proposes that the plan should be put to the heritors.

1830 GD 170/2314/26/1 and 2

[Cross ref. GD 170/249]

Specification for building the new church.

According to a plan submitted by John Thom.

1832 GD 170/519/4

The Mausoleum.

Letters from James Gillespie Graham. He is sending plan, elevations and a working drawing. The Arms are to be cut in Edinburgh so the mason must leave room for them.

1821 GD 170/2451/3 and 4


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