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Inveraray Parish Church

Church (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Inveraray Parish Church

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

Alternative Name(s) Glenaray, Parish Church; Glenaray And Inveraray Parish Church; Inveraray Kirk; War Memorial Plaque

Canmore ID 23362

Site Number NN00NE 26

NGR NN 09588 08429

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Inveraray
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN00NE 26 09588 08429

The existing double church in Inverary with a steeple 107' high, was built in 1794. It was repaired in 1838, and the steeple removed in 1941.

H Scott et al 1915-61; G Hay 1957.

Architecture Notes

Architect:

Robert Mylne, 1794.

Church completed 1801-1802 by Adam and William Russell.

Robert Adam - design for a circular church 1758 (not carried out)

John Tavish, Hugh Cairncross and ? Bogle mentioned in Inveraray Papers in connection with finishing.

Central cupola, begun in 1800, carried a steeple, but this was removed in 1941 as it had become unsafe.

Inveraray Church:

Plans:

I.G.Lindsay Collection, W/182.

Printroom:

W.Schomberg Scott Photograph Collection Acc no. 1997/39

2 prints, views of South-East corner.

Activities

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

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