Cleish Church

Cleish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Cleish, KY13 0LR
Local Authority: Perth & Kinross
Listing: B

Church Overview

Granted by the Earl of Fife to the Church of the Holy Trinity of Dunfermline in the early 13th century. Redesigned in 1775 by the architect John Adam of nearby Blairadam. Rebuilt after a fire in 1832. Handsome hall church with Perpendicular Gothic detail. Square tower by Hardy and Wight added for Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee in 1897. Organ and lights from St Giles, Edinburgh. The hymn ‘Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me’ was written by former Minister’s wife, Mary Lundie Duncan, in the Manse. Interesting wall chart and graveyard.


Sunday: 11.15am

Opening Arrangements

By prior arrangement only

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  toilets available Disabled WC refreshments after service

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Cleish Church


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