St Columba's, Poltalloch

St Columba's, Poltalloch

Denomination: Scottish Episcopal
Address: Poltalloch Estate, Kilmartin, PA31 8QF
Local Authority: Argyll & Bute
Listing: B


Church Overview

In the gentle parkland of ruined Poltalloch House (William Burn 1849), St Columba’s was conceived as a private Chapel but built as a church with congregation and incumbent. Built 1852 to a design by William Cundy of London in Early English style with leafy carvings and pointed arches. Complete set of stained glass by William Wailes. Organ by Gray & Davison 1855 not functioning. Two Whitechapel Foundry bells.


1st Sunday of the month: 9am Sung Holy Communion. 3rd Sunday of the month: 6pm Sung Evensong (SPB). November- March 3pm.

Opening Arrangements

The Church is open daily to visitors.

Access for partially abled


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St Columba's, Poltalloch


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