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"One of the Few Churches with an open crown" West Tarbert Things to Do Tip by scottishvisitor

West Tarbert Things to Do: 6 reviews and 24 photos

The Parish Church in Tarbert totally dominates the small town. Set on a hilly location it can be seen from all points. Construction began in 1885 and the memorial stone was laid on Saturday 17th. October 1886. The Church was designed by Glasgow Architects J. McKissack and W.G. Rowan. The Church has an imposing square tower which has three floors two of them contain the clock and the bell. The tower rises to over one hundred feet. The 'Open Crown' and lantern are its best features. During its construction its estimated building cost was £500. The actual cost is unknown but all monies were donated by the Stonefield Family who owned a large Estate near Tarbert. The Church is accessed by a steep set of steps, given its hilly location you might like me be almost blown away while viewing the great tower!
Sunday Service is at 11.30 Open for visitors April to September from 10.00 to 17.50

Address: Campbeltown Road
Directions: Head up hill for a short distance.

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  • Updated Apr 28, 2009
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