Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
Gigha And Cara
NR 64782 48948
164782, 648948


Dated 1923. Plain Romanesque Revival, Nave and Chancel

Rubble: gabled slate roofs. Round-headed windows.

Gabled porch on S. side. Gabled session-room and Vestry

on N. side, Plain interior; date '1923' on Chancel arch.

Octagonal font (oldest in Argyll) from St. Catan's

Chapel; placed her in 1938.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical, in use as such. The 4th Parish Church.

Built at suggestion of Rev. Donald Macfarlane to replace

Church (1780) which stood opposite Inn.




R.S.G. Anderson

"Antiquities of Gigha" 1936

S. Smith "Donald Macfarlane of Gigha and Cara" p.126.

G.A. MacGregor 'Skye and Inner Hebrides' p.220 inv.

(Font only)

RCAHMS Vol 1 No 361

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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