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Latitude: 56.9114 / 56°54'40"N
Longitude: -5.8428 / 5°50'33"W
OS Eastings: 166167
OS Northings: 786579
OS Grid: NM661865
Mapcode National: GBR CBYG.4J3
Mapcode Global: WGZBR.6KZ1
Plus Code: 9C8PW564+GV
Entry Name: Roman Catholic Chapel, Arisaig
Listing Name: Arisaig Village, Church of Scotland
Listing Date: 23 June 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330533
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB322
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Arisaig and Moidart
Electoral Ward: Caol and Mallaig
Parish: Arisaig And Moidart
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
James Gillespie Graham, 1810-11. Simple rectangular building
with entrance in centre of 3-bay south elevation. All
roughly coursed rubble with (some painted) tooled ashlar
margins and dressings; harled east gable.
Later centre lean-to porch and round-headed recessed doorway
with moulded architraves; porch has blind side round-headed
windows and simple buttresses. Flanking tall pointed-headed
windows with moulded architraves and simple Y-Tracery with
lattice pane glazing. Large intersecting Y-tracery window
in east gable. Small bellcote at east gable apex (1923); flat
skews and simple skewputts; slate roof.
Interior; simple interior recast and orientated to west.
Mid 1930's pulpit, communion table, lectern and other fittings.
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Former R C chapel
built by Clanranald of Arisaig who instructed his Factor,
Mr Brown, that he wished to have school and church "executed
tastefully as well as sufficiently and for that purpose to
have a regular plan which Mr Gillespie was to see
Pulpit, communion table and lectern given in memory of Sir
Arthur and Lady (Gertrude) Nicholson (d. 1932 and 1920)
of Arisaig House. Mural tablets to their sons killed 1914 and
1915. Bellcote erected by Miss C C Astley (Lady Nicholson's
sister) of Faire-na-Sgurr.
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