St Sylvester's, Elgin

St Sylvester's, Elgin

Denomination:   Roman Catholic
OS Reference:   NJ219626
Address:   Institution Road, Elgin, IV30 1QT
Local Authority:   Moray
Listing:   B

Church Overview

The church and presbytery were designed and completed in 1844, architect Thomas Mackenzie of Elgin. Dedication in recognition of the financial support by the younger brother of Sir William Drummond of Grantully who took the name Sylvester on converting to Catholicism. Lady altar 1915, by R B Pratt. Sanctuary altered 1968 in keeping with the new liturgy. Major alterations to church and adjoining school 2000 to form sacristy and meeting rooms, by Ashley Bartlam Partnership. Large cross by the monks of Pluscarden.


Saturday Vigil 7.00pm; Sunday 11.45am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Disabled WC

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