Crathie Parish Church

Crathie Parish Church

Denomination:   Church of Scotland
OS Reference:   NO265949
Address:   Crathie, AB35 5UL
Local Authority:   Aberdeenshire
Listing:   B

Church Overview

Queen Victoria laid the foundation stone in 1893, the church opened 1895. Neat Gothic cruciform church with square tower and short spire designed by A Marshall Mackenzie. The granite church stands on a hill overlooking the ruins of the 14th-century church and the River Dee. Memorial stones, plaques and stained glass commemorate royalty and ministers. Fine Iona marble communion table and 17th-century oak reredos.


Sundays: 11.30am.

Opening Arrangements

Open April to October, Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 12.45pm-4pm

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Welcomers and guides on duty by arrangement.

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Crathie Parish Church


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