St John's Episcopal Church, Forres

St John's Episcopal Church, Forres

Denomination:   Scottish Episcopal
OS Reference:   NJ041592
Address:   Victoria Road, Forres, IV30 3BN
Local Authority:   Moray
Listing:   A

Church Overview

Built 1830-40, to an Italianate design by Patrick Wilson, remodelled and enlarged by Thomas Mackenzie, 1844. The building has been beautified over the years including the laying of mosaic tiles throughout the chancel and aisles. The frontage is adorned with a wheel window, the entrance sheltered by an arcaded logia and flanked by a campanile. A large canvas in the apse 1906 and mural behind the font, 1911, are the work of William Hole RSA.


Sundays:  8.00am, 10.00am.

Opening Arrangements

Open daylight hours (or key at Rectory).


Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Disabled WC  inventory

Image Gallery

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St John’s Episcopal Church


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