Melrose Parish Church

Melrose Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: Weirhill , Melrose , TD6 9LJ
Local Authority: Scottish Borders
Listing: B

Church Overview

The four-stage tower and octagonal spire is all that remains of the 1808 church by John Smith, damaged by fire in 1908. The reconstructed church was designed in a matching classical style by J M Dick Peddie in 1911. Interior is spacious with tall Doric columns supporting the vaulted roof. Mahogany panelling in the chancel decorated with carved flowers and fruit. Stained glass by Christopher Whall.


Sunday : 11.00 am
First Sunday in Month : Family Service : 10.00 am
Third Wednesday in Month : 11.45 am service in Chapel

Opening Arrangements

Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am-1.00pm

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  Disabled WC

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Melrose Parish Church


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