St Cuthbert's, Melrose

St Cuthbert's, Melrose

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: High Cross Avenue, Melrose, TD6 9SQ
Local Authority: Scottish Borders
Listing: B

Church Overview

Built as the United Presbyterian Church in 1867, the church has been Catholic since 1985. Romanesque Revivial in style designed by Peddie & Kinnear, the church has a gabled front and an arcade with red and yellow vousoirs. The three-stage tower with its octagonal spire was added in 1872.Simple interior. Pipe organ. Attractive stained glass window depicting Jesus blessing children.

Part of Melrose Town Trail. Free-standing high cross outside commissioned for 25th anniversary celebrations in 2010.


Sunday 9.15 am, Holy Days of Obligation as announced. Saturday Vigil mass in Selkirk 6 pm. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, in the chapel at Abbotsford 5pm.

Opening Arrangements

Open most days

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St Cuthbert's, Melrose


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