St John the Evangelist, Longside

St John the Evangelist, Longside

Denomination: Scottish Episcopal
Address: Peterhead Road, Longside, AB42 4XX
Local Authority: Aberdeenshire
Listing: B

Church Overview

Built 1853 to a design by William Hay. A large building with many fine features, including a saddle-back tower, stained glass by Chance and one by J Hamilton depicting St Margaret of Scotland. Superb reredos of Caen stone with figures and scenes from the Bible. On display are many rare items belonging to the Rev John Skinner of Linshart, Rector for 65 years (1742-1807), also known as Tullochgorum, poet and writer.


Sunday: 11:00am on 1st & 3rd + 09:30am on 2nd & 4th of the month.

Opening Arrangements

Via contact in entrance porch


Image Gallery

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St John the Evangelist, Longside


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