Ferryhill Parish Church, Aberdeen

Ferryhill Parish Church, Aberdeen

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Polmuir Road Road, Aberdeen, AB11 6UD
Local Authority: Aberdeen
Listing: B

Church Overview

Designed by Duncan McMillan for the Free Church 1874. Early Gothic-style with a tall square bell-tower with octagonal spire. Side galleries added in 1896 were reduced in 1994.

The church contains several fine windows by James McLundie, A L Moore and others, including a number removed from the former Ferryhill North Church. The sanctuary was re-ordered 1994, and new porch and foyer 2000, by Oliver Humphries. The Memorial Chapel incorporates the 51st (Highland) Divisional Signals War Memorial, the Piper Alpha and Steele Memorial windows, both by Jane Bayliss and Book of Rememberance. Allen organ. Pulpit fall by local artist Ruth Lough. Small museum in the basement.


Sunday: 11.00am (10.00am in July and August); see notice-boards for evening and weekday services

Opening Arrangements

The Church and the Foyer Coffee Shop are open 9.30am-11.30am, Monday to Friday, 9.30am-12.00 noon on Saturday. Other times by arrangement


Image Gallery

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Ferryhill Parish Church, Aberdeen


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