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Invergarry Church of Scotland

A Category B Listed Building in Kilmonivaig, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0694 / 57°4'9"N

Longitude: -4.7986 / 4°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 230427

OS Northings: 801072

OS Grid: NH304010

Mapcode National: GBR GBJ1.8Q1

Mapcode Global: WH2FW.8K6X

Entry Name: Invergarry Church of Scotland

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338572

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6855

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilmonivaig

County: Highland

Civil Parish: Kilmonivaig

Unitary Authority Ward: Caol and Mallaig

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Alexander Ross, 1864; enlarged 1896. Simple Gothic cruciform
building with long elevation north/south; all grey rubble
with tooled red sandstone dressings. Gabled projecting
entrance porch at SE with double leaf plank door; stumpy
broached spire at NW with pointed-headed louvred windows in
each face of tower linked by continuous hoodmould. Long
triple lancets light south and west gables; similar paired
lancets with bulls'eye light east gable; North and south
elevations lit by squat point-headed tripartites. Slate roof
with decorative tile ridge.
Interior: simple low interior; octagonal polished granite
pulpit with red granite panels; similar treatment to fort.
Tiled floors; plain grained wood pews. Various mural
monuments to members of Ellice family.
Simple coped rubble wall contains enclosure; pair low grey
granite square gate piers with red sand stone plinth and
shallow pyramidal cap; simple double wrought- and cast-iron
gates.
Drinking fountain dated 1872 built into wall.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

Quoad Sacra parish of Glengarry established 1870. Plaque over

entrance door inside church reads "KIE, 1864. Enlarged by

Eliza S. Ellice, 1896" Memorials to Edward Ellice of

Glengarry and Glenquoich, died 1880. Also to Edward C Ellice,

1858-1934 and his wife Margaret 1865-1929.

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