Dirleton Kirk

Dirleton Kirk

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Manse Road, Dirleton, EH39 5EH
Local Authority: East Lothian
Listing: A

Church Overview

Attractive stone building erected in 1612 to replace 12th-century kirk in Gullane which was ‘continewallie overblawin with sand’. Archerfield Aisle added 1650, first example of neo-classical design in Scotland. Tower crowned with Gothic pinnacles in 1836. Interesting examples of stained glass, including ‘St Francis and the Animals’, Margaret Chilton 1936. Also modert glass installations. The church looks onto the attractive village green of this pretty village.


Sunday 9.30am

Opening Arrangements

Open daily 9am to 5pm

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Dirleton Kirk


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