Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary and St Finnan RC Church
Town, district or village: Glenfinnan
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost defrayed by the MacDonalds of Glenaladale, the last lairds of Glenfinnan.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Our Lady and St FinnanYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21873   
Item 2 of 21985 Restoration 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Edward Welby PuginArchitectA1873  
Item 2 of 6Peter Paul PuginArchitectA1873  
Item 3 of 6Pugin & PuginArchitectural practiceA1873  
Item 4 of 6Frank BurstowArchitectB1985 Restoration. Job architect.
Item 5 of 6Ian McKerron BeggArchitectB1985 Acted as Consultant.
Item 6 of 6Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceB1985 Restoration.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p57
Item 2 of 5Anson, Peter1954Catholic Church Building in Scotland until the outbreak of the First World Warv5Innes Review, p131p134
Item 3 of 5Blundell, F O1917The Catholic Highlands of Scotland  Volume 2, p157
Item 4 of 5Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp246
Item 5 of 5Miers, Mary2008The Western Seaboard The Rutland Presspp121-2

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Lorna ByrneInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent June 2012
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register309 
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore ID 106618