Tarbert Parish Church

Tarbert Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
OS Reference: NR863685
Address: Campbeltown Road , Tarbert , PA29 6TU
Local Authority: Argyll & Bute
Listing: B


Church Overview

Built in 1886 on the site of an earlier mission church dating from 1775 and granted quoad sacra status in 1864. Architects J McKissack and W G Rowan of Glasgow. The building features an imposing square tower rising over 100ft, surmounted by a crown and lantern. Stained glass windows and unusual roof decoration. Eighteenth-century graveyard within walking distance.

The church was repaired and refurbished 2012-14. The work included reslating the enormous roof and installing a heat pump which takes warmth from the surrounding air to make the church warm and comfortable inside.


Sunday: 11.30am

Opening Arrangements

Open April to September, 10.00am-5.30pm

Guide book available   Induction loop for the deaf

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Tarbert Parish Church


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