St Peter's Church, Morningside, Edinburgh

St Peter's Church, Morningside, Edinburgh

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 77 Falcon Avenue, Edinburgh, EH10 4AN
Local Authority: Edinburgh
Listing: A


Church Overview

Regarded as Robert Lorimer’s most innovative design, St Peter’s was built in two stages: 1906-7 and the nave completed 1928-9. A tall square Italianate campanile watches over a welcoming courtyard. Sculpture on the apse of ‘The Crucifixion’ by Joseph Hayes. The towering nave in white-washed brick is lit by six tall windows. Stained glass by Morris and Gertrude A Meredith Williams, Nina Millar Davidson, and Pierre Fourmaintraux. Lead font with fish motif by G P Bankart.


Sunday 11.30 am

Weekdays 9.00 am

Holidays of Obligation 9.30 am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf

Image Gallery

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St Peter's Church, Morningside, Edinburgh


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