Kilmuir Church, North Uist

Kilmuir Church, North Uist

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Balranald, HS6 5DW
Local Authority: Western Isles
Listing: C

Church Overview

Originally North Uist Parish Church. Gothic T-plan by Alexander Sharp 1892-4. In the south-west inner angle is a two-stage tower, its battlemented parapet enclosing a slated pyramidal spire. Inside, a wealth of pitch-pine. One of the few remaining Gaelic-essential charges; during the morning Gaelic service one can hear, and participate in, the precenting of Gaelic psalms. Close to Balranald RSPB Reserve.


Sundays: 10.00am in Gaelic, 6.00pm in English

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Kilmuir Church, North Uist


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