North Chapel, Cille Bharra, Barra

North Chapel, Cille Bharra, Barra

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Cille Bharra, Eoligarry, HS9 5YE
Local Authority: Western Isles

Church Overview

Twelfth-century church built on site of 7th-century foundation dedicated to St Finbarr of Cork, Eire. Re-roofed with help from the Scottish Development Department. Contains notable 12th-century runic stone (original now in the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh) and 16th-century grave-slabs with carvings of animals and foliage.


Mass on the feasts of the Celtic saints

Opening Arrangements

Open daily


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North Chapel, Cille Bharra, Barra


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