St James's Church, Ardbrecknish

St James's Church, Ardbrecknish

Denomination: Scottish Episcopal
OS Reference: NN072212
Address: Ardbrecknish , Portsonachan , PA33 1BH
Local Authority: Argyll & Bute


Church Overview

St James’s was built as a private chapel for the Thorpe family in 1892. Charming stone-built nave-and-chancel church with a stone interior with fine series of monuments and excellent windows. Bells rehung 1991. Grass churchyard overlooking Loch Awe.


St James’ Ardbrecknish is linked to St John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Oban, whose clergy lead regular services at St James’.

Sunday: Third Sunday of every month at 3pm

During May – October additional services are held at 11am by visiting clergy.

For dates of these and further information – please contact the Provost through the website

Opening Arrangements

These are arranged locally and are posted on the Church.

Guide book available

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St James's Church, Ardbrecknish


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