Places of Worship in Newhills Parish in Grampian Region

  • Bucksburn Stoneywood Parish Church, Newhills

    Bucksburn Stoneywood Parish Church was originally built in the 1840s as a Free Church. When the church united with Church of Scotland in 1929 it became a parish church and shared services were held between Bucksburn and Stoneywood church...

    Exterior view from across road
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  • Friends' Burial Ground, Kingswells

    This is the site of a small, private burial ground for Quakers, which was established by Alexander Jaffrey in the 17th century. There is no associated place of worship known for this site and there are no gravestones. A small plaque on t...

  • Kingswells Parish Church

    This Victorian church was built by architect John Hay in the 1850s and was originally a Free Church. It is located in an urban context in Newhills, a suburb of Aberdeen and west of the city centre. There is a modern urban duel-carriagewa...

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  • Newhills Old Parish Church

    Newhills Old Parish Church is a small ruined church which sits in a large graveyard on an exposed hilltop above Newhills. There is open farmland surrounding the church. It was built as a chapel of ease (an additional church bui...

    View of the church and graveyard
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  • Newhills Parish Church

    Newhills Parish Church is located alongside a busy country road a few miles west of Aberdeen. It replaced an earlier church located a short distance away (see Newhills Old Parish Church). The church stands in small garden grounds and doe...

    Distant view from the north-west
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  • Quakers Meeting House, Kingswells

    A small group of Quakers established a 'Meeting Place' or chapel near to the manorhouse of Kingswells, west of Aberdeen. A burial ground (see separate site) was also established. The location of the chapel is not known today and only a f...

  • St Mary's Chapel, Stoneywood

    St Mary's Chapel or Church was built in the later 14th century as a chapel of ease, a church or chapel built to reduce the distance required to reach the nearest church. Before St Mary's was built the local population had to travel over ...

    View of the chapel foundations
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  • Stoneywood Former Church

    The former parish church of Stoneywood is a very large building which occupies a prominent corner site in the Aberdeen suburb of Bucksburn. It was built in the 1870s by the Established Church to accomodate a large number of paper mill wo...

    View of the church, now in use as offices
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