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Nether Lochaber Episcopal Church Of St Bride, North Ballachulish, Onich

A Category C Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Latitude: 56.7003 / 56°42'0"N

Longitude: -5.1832 / 5°10'59"W

OS Eastings: 205206

OS Northings: 761031

OS Grid: NN052610

Mapcode National: GBR FCL0.DKL

Mapcode Global: WH1G9.CV1D

Plus Code: 9C8PPR28+4P

Entry Name: Nether Lochaber Episcopal Church Of St Bride, North Ballachulish, Onich

Listing Name: Onich, Nether Lochaber Episcopal Church of St Bride and Burial Ground

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338865

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7077

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Saint Brigid of Kildare Church

ID on this website: 200338865

Location: Kilmallie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Kilmallie

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Alexander Ross, 1875. Simple Gothic church orientated east-west

with gabled porch projecting at SW. Rubble with contrasting

tooled red sandstone dressings. Recessed round-headed doorway

in porch with double leaf doors with decorative cast-iron

hinges, flanked by paired and single lancets in buttressed

south elevation. 2-bay chancel with similar lancet windows and

vestry at north; triple stepped lancets in east and west


Simple bellcote at west apex above clock face; lead coated flat

skews; crosses at all gable apeces; West Highland slate roofs; decorative red tiled ridges.

Interior; simple interior with braced timber roof; chancel

framed by high pointed-headed arch; late 19th and 20th century

stained glass windows; simple pews; double piscina in SE wall.

Simple 3-panel screen fronts vestry, each pointed headed-panel

filled with hand painted flowers. Cusped panelling fronts choir

stalls and pulpit.

Burial Ground; simple rubble walled burial ground with roughly

shaped cope. Pair square tooled rubble gate piers with pyramidal


Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Memorial cross by

church porch a copy of the High Cross of oransay Priory.

Church built by Lady Ewing, wife of former Bishop of Argyll.

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