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St Moluags Cathedral, Lismore

A Category B Listed Building in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.5347 / 56°32'4"N

Longitude: -5.4805 / 5°28'49"W

OS Eastings: 186079

OS Northings: 743497

OS Grid: NM860434

Mapcode National: GBR DCVF.VVP

Mapcode Global: WH0FZ.S0FS

Plus Code: 9C8PGGM9+VR

Entry Name: St Moluags Cathedral, Lismore

Listing Name: Lismore Kirk (Formerly Cathedral Church of St Moluag) Clachan

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345089

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12349

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200345089

Location: Lismore and Appin

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Lismore And Appin

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Chancel of Cathedral (begun c.1250) converted into parish Kirk 1749. (Lowered; re-roofed.) Oblong. Harled. Skew-gabled. Slated roof. Bird-cage belfry. Buttresses, Segmental-headed windows. Round arch with hood-moulding on S. side. Modern castellated porch.

INTERIOR: Open timber roof. Sedilia. Piscina. Floor-level raised. Grave-slab of Duncan Stewart, 2nd of Appin. Foundations of Nave and Tower lie to W.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument. In ecclesiastical use. Seat of Bishopric of Argyll from 1236 until Reformation and 1610-38 and 1660-89. Surrounding burial ground contains grave of Donald Stewart of Invernalyle ('Donald of the Hammer') died c.1590.

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