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Acharacle, Church of our Lady of the Angels (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe. The Parish Church, dating from 1829. NM 675 683. © N. Argyll Extracts.
Achnacarry, St. Ciaran. © Martin Briscoe. NN 181 873; grid reference courtesy of N. Argyll Extracts.
Aird of Sleat (Skye), disused church at NG 589 007. © Martin Briscoe.
Alness, the Parish Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Altnaharra, the parish church of Altnaharra & Farr. © Bill Henderson.
Ardgay. © Tricia Barnett.
Ardgour. © Martin Briscoe. NN 010 641. Built by Telford in 1829; formed as a QSP (Ballachulish & Corran of Ardgour) out of the very large Kilmallie Parish.  Disjoined from (north) Ballachulish in 1894 and united with Kingairloch, formerly in Lismore & Appin Parish, to form Ardgour & Kingairloch Parish. Additional information in italics courtesy of N. Argyll Extracts.
Arisaig, the parish church of Arisaig and the Small Isles. St. Mary (R.C.). Both © Martin Briscoe.

Beauly, St. Mary (R.C.). © Bill Henderson.
Berriedale. © Bill Henderson.
Bettyhill. Free Church. © Bill Henderson.
Blaich. © Martin Briscoe.
Bogallan, the Free Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Bonar Bridge, the Creich Parish Church. © Bill Henderson.
Bower, Church of the Holy Rood (Church of Scotland). © Bill Henderson. Another view. ND 239 622. © Martin Briscoe.
Bruan, Church of Scotland. ND 313 395. Old Free Church. ND 313 396. Both © Martin Briscoe.

Canisbay, Church of Scotland. Free Evangelical Church. Both © Bill Henderson.
Cille Choirill (near Roy Bridge). © Martin Briscoe.
Contin parish church. © Martin Briscoe.
Crosskirk, Chapel of St. Mary. © Bill Henderson.

Dalwhinnie, a disused church. © Martin Briscoe.
Daviot, the Daviot and Dunlichity Parish Church. NH 723 395.  © Bill Henderson. Another view. © Martin Briscoe.
Dores. © Martin Briscoe.
Dornie, St. Duthac (R.C.). Possibly an old church, now used as the William Macrae Memorial Hall. Both © Martin Briscoe.
Drumchardnie, the former Free Church, now a crafts centre. © Martin Briscoe.
Drumnadrochit, Old Kilmore Church. Peter Ross Memorial Mission Hall. Both © Martin Briscoe.
Dunbeath Ross, Church of Scotland. ND 158 296. © Martin Briscoe.
Dundreggan, the Free Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Dunnet, dating from about 1230, but most of the present building dates from the 16th century. ND 191 681. © Bill Henderson. Free Church. ND 257 712. © Martin Briscoe.
Durness. © Bill Henderson.
Duror, the parish church, built in 1829, replaced earlier churches of the 17th and 6th centuries. NM 993 552. St. Adamnan (Episcopal), dates from 1848. Both © Martin Briscoe. Additional information in italics courtesy of N. Argyll Extracts.

Edderton Old Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Evanton, the Kiltearn Parish Church. © Bill Henderson.

Farr, the one-time parish church, now used as a museum. © Bill Henderson.
Fort Augustus.
Fort William.

Glencoe, St. Mundo. St. Mary (Episcopal) was built in 1880. NN 100 588. Both © Martin Briscoe. Additional information in italics courtesy of N. Argyll Extracts.
Glenelg, St. Agnes (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.
Glenfinnan, Church of our Lady and St. Finnan (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.
Glengarry. © Martin Briscoe.
Glenurquhart, the Free Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Golspie, St. Andrew, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson. Another St. Andrew. The Presbyterian Church. Both © Martin Briscoe.

Helmsdale, Free Church of Scotland. St. John. Both © Martin Briscoe.

Invergarry, St. Finnan (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.
Inverinate, the Kintail Parish Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Invermoriston, the church. © Martin Briscoe.

Keiss, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
Kildonan, the Parish Church. NC 910 208. © Martin Briscoe. Another view. © Bill Henderson.
Killearnan (near Inverness), the parish church. © Martin Briscoe.
Kilmallie, the old parish church for an enormous parish, which was later sub-divided. © N. Argyll Extracts.
Kilmonivaig, the Parish Church. Fort William and Kilmonivaig Free Church (no longer used). NN 192 834. Both © Martin Briscoe. Another view of the parish church. © Bill Henderson.
Kilmorack, the old parish church. © Martin Briscoe.
Kilmore (Skye), Strath & Sleat Parish Church. Kilmore Old Church. Both © Martin Briscoe.
Kilmuir Easter parish church (near Invergordon). © Martin Briscoe.
Kiltarlity, the parish church. © Martin Briscoe.
Kincardine, Parish Church. © Bill Henderson.
Kingairloch. Originally a mission church of Lismore and Appin Parish, it became the parish church of the later united Ardgour and Kingairloch parish. © N. Argyll Extracts.
Kinloch Laggan, St. Kenneth of Aghabo - an ivy-clad ruin. NN 535 897. © Martin Briscoe.
Kinlochmoidart, St. Finnan (Episcopal). © Martin Briscoe.
Kintail (near Shiel Bridge), Free Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Kirkhill. Wardlaw Mausoleum, the old church. Both © Martin Briscoe.
Kirkmichael, St. Michael (ruinous). © Martin Briscoe.
Kirkton (near Kyle of Lochalsh). © Martin Briscoe.
Knockbain. © Martin Briscoe.
Kyle of Lochalsh.
Kyleakin, Church of Scotland. Free Church. Both © Martin Briscoe.

Laggan (near Newtonmore), the parish church. © Martin Briscoe.
Lairg. Free Church. Both © Bill Henderson.
Latheron, Church of Scotland. ND 198 334. Old Church. ND 203 333. Both © Martin Briscoe.
Lochailort. © Martin Briscoe.
Lochaline, Cill Cholumchille old parish church. The old Free Church. Both © Martin Briscoe. Keil, the Morvern parish church, dating from 1898, replacing at least two earlier churches. © N. Argyll Extracts.
Loth Parish Church. © Martin Briscoe.

Mallaig, St. Columba. St. Patrick (R.C.). Both © Martin Briscoe.
Morar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. Cumin (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.
Moy, the Parish Church. NH 772 343. © Martin Briscoe.

Newtonmore, Free Church. St. Bride (Church of Scotland), formerly the Free Church (built ca. 1900). Both © Martin Briscoe.
North Ballachulish, St. Bride (Episcopal). © Martin Briscoe. Founded by Lady Alice Ewing in 1875. Text in italics courtesy of Argyll Extracts.
Nostie, St. Donnan (Episcopal). © Martin Briscoe.


Petty, near Inverness, St. Columba. © Martin Briscoe.
Polnish, Our Lady of the Braes (presumably R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.
Portree (Skye), St. Mary (R.C.). Link to an external website.

Reay, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
Rienachait (between Stoer and Clashnessie), Free Church. © Edward Paxton.
Risabus Oa, (Islay), ruined church. NR 314 436. © Martin Briscoe.
Rosemarkie. © Martin Briscoe.
Roskeen, Free Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
Rosskeen, the Parish Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Roy Bridge, St. Margaret (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.

Sava, Lairg & Rogart Congregation (Associated Presbyterian Church). © Bill Henderson.
Scarfskerry, Baptist Church. © Bill Henderson.
Scourie, Eddrachillis parish church, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
South Laggan, the Free Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Spean Bridge, St. Joseph (R.C.). © Martin Briscoe.
Stratherrick, Catholic Church. © Martin Briscoe.
Strathpeffer, Free Church. Episcopal Church. Both are links to external websiites.
Strathtongue, a disused church of (currently) unknown denomination. © Bill Henderson.
Strathy, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
Stromeferry, the old Church of Scotland, now a house. The old Free Church - has this also been converted to a house? Both © Martin Briscoe.
Strontian, Episcopal Church. Free Church (now a house). St. Mary (Episcopal). All © Martin Briscoe. Parish Church, built in 1823 by Telford, it is now shared with the Episcopalians. © N. Argyll Extracts.

Tain, St. Duthac. The presense of the remains of the Saint prompted the development of Tain as a centre of pilgrimage. Associated Presbyterian Church. Both © Bill Henderson.
Tarbet, the old church. © Martin Briscoe.
Teangue (Skye). © Martin Briscoe. Thanks to Caoimhín Ó Donnaíle for confirming that this is the dusused Free Church, which was sold when the new Free Church (© Martin Briscoe.) was built, higher up the hill.
Thrumster, the Parish Church. ND 333 447. © Martin Briscoe.
Tongue, St. Andrew (Church of Scotland). © Bill Henderson.

Ullapool, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
Uppertown (Island of Stroma), cemetary with burial vault. ND 359 765. © Martin Briscoe.
Urray, the parish church. © Martin Briscoe.

Watten, Free Church. © Bill Henderson. Another view.  ND 243 547. © Martin Briscoe.


22 October 2006

© Steve Bulman