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Inveraray Parish Church

A Category A Listed Building in Inveraray, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2302 / 56°13'48"N

Longitude: -5.0734 / 5°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 209588

OS Northings: 708429

OS Grid: NN095084

Mapcode National: GBR 00.CD82

Mapcode Global: WH1JP.1NDR

Plus Code: 9C8P6WJG+3M

Entry Name: Inveraray Parish Church

Listing Name: Glenaray and Inveraray Parish Church and Church Hall, Church Square

Listing Date: 4 August 1966

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 379415

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34978

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200379415

Location: Inveraray

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Inveraray

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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c.1800-1805. Robert Mylne. Georgian. Oblong. Designed
to house separate Gaelic and English-speaking
congregations under one roof but divided by solid
Harled; dressed face-work; gabled slate roof. 2
segmental-headed windows on each side.
Pedimented facade at each end: 3 Palladian windows
above; Classical doorway with half-columns and
entablature, flanked by black segmental-headed windows;
slender column and half-column at each corner.
Bell on S. facade re-cast 1728 by Robert Maxwell,
Edinburgh; presented by Archibald Campbell of
Stonefield.: Clock on N. facade. Formerly had central
steeple (removed 1941).
INTERIOR OF GLENARAY CHURCH: Converted into Church Hall
furnished 1898; notable pulpit, canopy, pews and font by
local craftsmen. Re-decorated 1952-3.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical and in use as such. Built at expense of

5th Duke of Argyll who closely supervised the work.

From 1650 until their union in 1930 there were 2 changes

in Parish. Glenaray (Gaelic-speaking) and Inveraray

(English speaking).

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