St Vigeans Church, Arbroath

St Vigeans Church, Arbroath

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: St Vigeans, Arbroath, DD11 4RD
Local Authority: Angus
Listing: A
Church Website


Church Overview

Red sandstone church on a smooth green mound. Dedicated to St Vigean (or Fechin),  an Irish saint, who died around 664. Church rebuilt in 12th century, but not dedicated until 1242. Some 15th-century alterations then a major restoration in 19th century by Robert Rowand Anderson. Largely unaltered since. Lovely stained glass windows. Organ by Harrison 1875. Nearby St Vigeans Museum has collection of spectacular Pictish stones.


Sunday: 11.30am

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Guide book available   Induction loop for the deaf

Image Gallery

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St Vigeans Church, Arbroath


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