Helensburgh Parish Church

Helensburgh Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh, G84 8UP
Local Authority: Argyll & Bute
Listing: B


Church Overview

Victorian Gothic building of 1853, W H & J M Hay, restored after disastrous fire in 1924 by Robert Wemyss, with a porch by William Leiper. Impressive panelled interior, with fine woodwork and half-timbered ceiling. Organ by Hill, 1894, rebuilt Hill, Norman & Beard. Exceptionally fine stained glass including Memorial windows to Andrew Bonar Law, one-time Prime Minister, and to John Logie Baird, inventor of television and son of the manse in Helensburgh.


Sunday: 11.00 am; Wednesday 12.30pm (most of the year, followed by soup)

Opening Arrangements

Open daily all year approx 9.00am-5.00pm, usually door facing square, turn handle and push.  Office and Halls also open Mon-Fri, please see website for hours.

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  toilets available

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Helensburgh Parish Church


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