History in Structure

Ben Griam, Strathy

A Category C Listed Building in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 58.5592 / 58°33'32"N

Longitude: -4.0039 / 4°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 283510

OS Northings: 965196

OS Grid: NC835651

Mapcode National: GBR J6H3.DNX

Mapcode Global: WH49C.G4M9

Plus Code: 9CCQHX5W+MC

Entry Name: Ben Griam, Strathy

Listing Name: Strathy Former Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 20 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338948

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7143

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Strathy Parish Church (former)

ID on this website: 200338948

Location: Farr

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Farr

Traditional County: Sutherland

Tagged with: Church building

Find accommodation in


Thomas Telford, 1826. T-plan Parliamentary Church, now converted to private dwelling. Rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Paired depressed arched windows in centre north (front) elevation with similar detailed flanking smaller windows. Similar large windows in east and west Gables, and in rear (south) centre wing. Centre entrance in rear wing. 6-pane glazing. Bellcote with stumpy finials at west apex, ball finial at east; concrete tiled roof. Enclosed by coped drystone wall.

Statement of Interest

Slight deviation in normal Telford plan, with rear entrance and small flanking north elevation outer bay windows, in place of usual paired doors. Strathy a "populous rural hamlet" in 1858.

This is now a private house and is not open to the public.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.