Fordoun Parish Church, Auchenblae

Auchenblae Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address:  Auchenblae , AB30 1WQ
Local Authority: Aberdeenshire
Listing: B

Church Overview

Built by John Smith 1829 as Fordoun Parish Church on a site known as Kirkton of Fordoun. Religious site since 7th century. St Palladius died and reputedly buried here. Celtic stone in vestibule. Memorial to first Protestant martyr George Wishart (born at Mains of Pittarrow in old parish of Fordoun) in graveyard. Seating in nave replaced 1990. Stained glass rose window.


Sunday: 11.00am, excluding first Sunday of month

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement; a key can be obtained from Mrs Jenny Thomson (01561 320245)

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  Disabled WC

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Auchenblae Parish Church


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