St Mary's Church, Eskadale

St Mary's Church, Eskadale

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Eskadale, IV4 7JR
Local Authority: Highland
Listing: B


Church Overview

Eskadale Church is a listed building grade II.  Built in 1826 by the 14th Lord Lovat 34 years after the Catholic Relief Act.  In 1881 an annex was added with traceried window and encaustic floor tiles Peter Paul Pugin. The reredos carvings behind the main altar with sumptuous materials were carved by R L Boulton of Cheltenham – 1881.   The Organ: unaltered, mechanical action Certificate Grade II is listed in the Institute’s Reg. of Historic Pipe Organs.  Major roof repairs in 2006 – architect was Andrew Wright, chartered architect and heritage consultant. Lovat family graveyard to the west of the church. The contemporary stable to accommodate horses ridden by those attending Mass, 50 metres to the west of the church, is an unusual feature.


Mass: 4.00 pm on the second Sunday of the month

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Disabled WC

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St Mary's Church. Eskadale


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