St Salvator's Chapel, St Andrews

St Salvator's Chapel, St Andrews

Denomination: Ecumenical
Address: North Street, St Andrews, KY16 9AG
Local Authority: Fife
Listing: A


Church Overview

Consecrated in 1460, the Church of St Salvator was established as an integral part of St Salvator’s College, founded in 1450 by Bishop James Kennedy. Since 1904 it has been the official University Chapel. Refurnished by Reginald Fairlie from 1931. Notable features include Kennedy’s tomb, a medieval sacrament house, the ‘John Knox’ pulpit, the Communion table and World War I memorial with mosaics by Strachan. Hradetzky organ. Fine stained glass.

NADFAS Trails for children and NADFAS QR-code trails for all.

St Salvator’s is a Destination Hub on the St Andrew Pilgrim Journey.


Sunday (term-time only): 11.00am,

Evensong: Sunday 4.00 p, and Wednesday 5.30pm (as advertised)

Opening Arrangements

Now open 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Saturday (term-time), subject to availability (recommend advance checking of date, time)

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf

Image Gallery

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St Salvator's Chapel, St Andrews


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