Greenside Parish Church, Edinburgh

Greenside Parish Church, Edinburgh

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AD
Local Authority: Edinburgh
Listing: B

Church Overview

Gothic T-plan design by Gillespie Graham 1839 with tower added in 1852, set amid Playfair’s great terraces around Calton Hill. Connections with Robert Louis Stevenson who knew it as ‘the church on the hill’. Pipe organ, rebuilt here by Ingram 1933.


Sundays: 11.00am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

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Greenside Parish Church, Edinburgh


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