Mertoun Parish Church

Mertoun Parish Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: , Mertoun , TD6 0EA
Local Authority: Scottish Borders
Listing: B
Church Website


Church Overview

The original church of 1241, not on this site, was dedicated to St Ninian. The present church was built 1652, renovated 1820 and enlarged 1898 with the addition of the north aisle and vestry. On the outside of the south wall, the remains of a set of jougs can be seen. Birdcage belfry, bell dated 1707, sundial on south-east corner. Rose window in west gable.


Sunday: 11.45am, 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month

On the 5th Sunday of the month a united service takes place in one of the linked churches

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

toilets available

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Mertoun Parish Church


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