MHG49449 - Tomatin, Church Of Scotland

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Type and Period (1)

  • CHURCH (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (24/03/2006)
NH82NW 58 80267 28961

Church (C of S) [NAT]
OS 1:2500 map, 1973.

A fine example of a 'tin' church. It was built in 1903 by the United Free Church as a Mission Church to serve the needs of the workers from the newly built distillery and railway. Tomatin church came under the ownership of the Church to Scotland in 1929.
Information from Vivian Roden

According to Kinross 2010, the tin churches relate to railway expansion. They were available by catalogue and could be shipped by rail (or ship) to the nearest rail-head or port.

Add to bibliography:
Strathdearn Community Council website www.tomatin.org.uk
John Kinross 2010. Discovering the Smallest Churches in Scotland (History Press), pp. 23-4. <2>


<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 279910 (Dataset). SHG24123.


<2> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 10 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 80266 28961 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NH82NW
Civil Parish MOY AND DALAROSSIE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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