St Michael's, Slateford, Edinburgh

St Michael's, Slateford, Edinburgh

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: 1 Slateford Road, Edinburgh, EH11 1NX
Local Authority: Edinburgh
Listing: A


Church Overview

One of architect John Honeyman’s most notable buildings, completed 1883. Square 135-ft tower and longest aisle in the city. Sanctuary illuminated by clerestoried nave beneath dark-timbered roof. Unusual reredos bearing Ten Commandments, Beatitudes and the Creed. Pulpit and lectern decorated with biblical fruits by Gertrude Hope. Communion table, fall and Bible markers by Hannah Frew Paterson, dedicated in April 2001. Organ by Brindley and Foster 1895. Stained glass, including work by Douglas Strachan (1895-1925). The building has been extensively restored inside and out and provides for a variety of worship, cultural and outreach activities.


Sunday 11.00am September-June; 10.30am July and August

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf   Disabled WC

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St Michael's, Slateford, Edinburgh


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