Forteviot Church

Forteviot Church

Also Known As:   St Andrew’s, Aberdalgie & Forteviot
Denomination:   Church of Scotland
OS Reference:   NO051174
Address:   Forteviot, PH2 9BT
Local Authority:   Perth & Kinross
Listing:   C

Church Overview

In an area of historical importance, in the 9th century Kenneth MacAlpin had his palace here, and a basilica existed from the first half of the 8th century. This church, the third, was erected in 1778. It was remodelled in the mid-19th century. Celtic bell dated 900 AD, one of five Scottish bronze bells. Medieval carved stones. The font is from the pre-Reformation church of Muckersie united with Forteviot in 1618. Organ by Hamilton of Edinburgh. Extensively renovated 1994.


9.30am on alternate Sundays (see website for details)

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf toilets available

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Forteviot Church


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