Kelso Old Parish Church

Kelso Old Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
OS Reference: NT729339
Address: The Butts , Kelso , TD5 7DH
Local Authority: Scottish Borders
Listing: A


Church Overview

Octagonal plan church, James Nisbet, dating from 1773, and altered by William Elliot in 1823. Built to continue worship begun in Kelso Abbey in 1128. Recently extensively restored. Banners of Blues & Royals, presented to the church by the Duke of Roxburghe 1927. By Knowes car park and adjacent to Kelso Abbey.


Sunday: 11.30am

Opening Arrangements

Open Easter to September, Monday to Friday 10.00am-4.00pm

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

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Kelso Old Parish Church


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