Avoch Parish Church

Avoch Parish Church

Denomination:   Church of Scotland
Address:   Braehead, Avoch, IV9 8QL
Local Authority:   Highland
Listing:   B

Church Overview

The church sits above the village on the side of a hill with a picture postcard setting. Gothic Revival style with prominent spire by Alexander Ross, 1872. The vestry contains a late-medieval decorative aumbry c1500. Small pipe organ by Miller of Dundee, 1907. Stained glass windows in east and west gables by Henry M Barnett of Newcastle. Three wall hangings by Mrs Lilian Noble of Avoch and two others by ladies of Avoch Church Guild. Sir Alexander Mackenzie of Canada is buried in the graveyard.


Sundays: 10.00am.

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Welcomers and guides on duty by arrangement.  Disabled WC

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Avoch Parish Church


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