Shapinsay Church

Shapinsay Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Brecks , Balfour , KW17 2EA
Local Authority: Orkney
Listing: none

Church Overview

Large oblong hall-church with round-headed windows, a bellcote and corner buttresses on the west gable. The church was originally built for the United Presbyterian Church in 1892 and was designed by T S Peace.  The interior was refurbished and reordered in 2012.


Winter (October to April) – Sunday at 12.00 noon

Summer (May to September) – Sunday at 11.00am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf   Disabled WC

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Shapinsay Church


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