Portnahaven Parish Church, Islay

Portnahaven Parish Church, Islay

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: , Portnahaven , PA47 7SW
Local Authority: Argyll & Bute
Listing: B

Church Overview

A Telford Parliamentary kirk built 1828 by William Thompson. T-plan with north, east and west galleries. The symmetrical south front has two tall four-centred arched windows and two doorways. Legend has it that one door is used by Portnahaven residents exclusively, the other door by residents of nearby Port Wemyss.

On 1st January 2018 the parishes of Kilchoman, Kilmeny and Portnahaven united to become North & West Islay Church of Scotland.


Sunday: 10.00am

Opening Arrangements

Open daily

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Portnahaven Parish Church, Islay


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