Places of Worship in Strathdon Parish in Grampian Region

  • Chapel Site, Ord

    A chapel is thought to have been situated close to this site, which is now to the north of a farmstead called Belniden. However, there is currently no other information available and no other documentary sources have been found to provid...

  • Corgarff Church, Strathdon

    This small church was built in the 1830s by Sir Charles Forbes and is aligned north-south in small fenced grounds. There is no graveyard around the church. There is woodland to the east and west, and scrubby grassland alongside the churc...

    View of Church from NW
    15 photos
  • St Machar's Chapel

    There is local tradition of a chapel and holy well in an area known as Corriehoul, Strathdon. It was said to be east of Corgarff Church in what is now fields of rough pasture. Little documentary evidence has been found to support or prov...

    View of the possible chapel site
    2 photos
  • St Mary's Chapel, Strathdon

    This small former Roman Catholic Chapel is located in mature coniferous woodland on a west-facing slope. There are a number of cottages nearby to the north - this small community is called Boilhandy. The chapel has now been converted to ...

    Distant view of the former chapel
    3 photos
  • Strathdon Parish Church

    The parish church of Strathdon is a striking cruciform building, very large for a rural parish. It sits on slightly raised ground above the Water of Nochty with fertile agricultural land surrounding it. The church is located within a lar...

    View from the south-west
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