St John's Church, Port Ellen, Islay

St John's Church, Port Ellen, Islay

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Frederick Crescent, Port Ellen, PA42 7DH
Local Authority: Argyll & Bute
Listing: B

Church Overview

Situated in a prominent position facing Loch Leodamais in the planned village of Port Ellen, its rubble stone a contrast to the white-harled houses. Small, single-storey rectangular plan, Arts & Crafts church of individual design by Syndey Mitchell, 1898. Broached spire. Carved oak font, lectern and communion table with gothic panels. Lancet windows with foliated tracery. Stained glass: Christ the Good Shepherd and fishing and harvest scenes, unknown artist.


Sunday 11.30am and 7.00pm

Opening Arrangements

Open daily

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St John's Church, Port Ellen, Islay


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