Dalmeny Parish Church

Dalmeny Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Main Street , Dalmeny , EH30 9TU
Local Authority: Edinburgh
Listing: A

Church Overview

The most complete example of Romanesque architecture in Scotland. Dating from c.1130, with 17th-century additions and alterations and the tower rebuilt in 1937. Superb medieval south doorway, arch stones elaborately carved with animals, figures and grotesque heads. Above is a blind arcade of interlocking round-headed arches. Inside, the original nave, chancel and apse are preserved, with crisp carving of the chancel arch and the ribs of the chancel ceiling. Geometric designs give lightness to the solid structure and the creamy stone a warmth to the ambiance. The Rosebery Aisle was added to the north in 1671. The church was sensitively restored by Peter MacGregor Chalmers in the early 20th century. Pipe organ by Lammermuir 1984. Historic graveyard.


Sunday: 11.00am

Opening Arrangements

Open April to September, Sunday 2.00-4.30pm or key from Mrs Brown, 6 Main Street, Dalmeny

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Welcomers and guides on duty by arrangement.  Disabled WC

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