Chapel of St Colm & Margaret, Melsetter, Hoy

Chapel of St Colm & Margaret, Melsetter, Hoy

Denomination: Ecumenical
Address: Melsetter, KW16 3NZ
Local Authority: Orkney
Listing: A

Church Overview

Originally the Episcopal chapel for Melsetter House, William Richard Lethaby’s Arts & Crafts 1900 masterwork. The chapel was his first experiment with concrete as a structural material. The theme for the chapel draws on the resonance between ship and church in the early days on Christianity (Hebrews 6:19). Stained glass by Morris, Whall and Burne-Jones. Hanging by William Morris.


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Chapel of St Colm & Margaret, Melsetter, Hoy


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