St Barr's, Northbay, Barra

St Barr's, Northbay, Barra

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Northbay, HS9 5YQ
Local Authority: Western Isles

Church Overview

Dedicated to St Barr and situated by the old natural harbour. The building presents a very pleasing aspect to the eye with six tall lancet windows on each side, and a large triple lancet window in the south gable. It was designed by G Woulfe Brenan in 1906, with the commodious porch and vestry added 1919. Small bellcote on porch.

The church has a peaceful atmosphere and the coloured glass windows create a serene sense of the sacred. Visitors are welcome to spend time here in prayer.


Sunday 9.30 am

Opening Arrangements

Open daily


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St Barr's, Northbay, Barra


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