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Free Church, Lonmore, Skye

A Category B Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.426 / 57°25'33"N

Longitude: -6.5543 / 6°33'15"W

OS Eastings: 126717

OS Northings: 846454

OS Grid: NG267464

Mapcode National: GBR B963.2N2

Mapcode Global: WGY6R.9M51

Plus Code: 9C9MCCGW+97

Entry Name: Free Church, Lonmore, Skye

Listing Name: Lonmore Free Church

Listing Date: 8 September 1982

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330764

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB473

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duirinish

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Duirinish

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

1843-45; simple rectangular church; whitewashed coursed
rubble, orientated roughly east/west.
Entrance centre west gable with round headed windows above
(with later 19th century glazing) 3 long round headed windows
in both flanks with contemporary Y-tracery glazing. Finial
to west gable apex; slate roof. Simple galleried interior of
1843 or little later.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Duirinish Free Church congregation came out soon after 1843

disruption and initially worshipped in open air at Lonmore

(the big bog). Information by courtesy, Minister Lonmore Free

Church, 1980.

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