Restalrig Collegiate Kirk, Edinburgh St Giles

Grid reference

NT 283 744 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

328300 674400

Latitude

55.957305802101814

Longitude

-3.148505711400167

Altitude (metres)

20

County

Midlothian

Nearby places

Restalrig, former parish, Edinburgh St Giles (0 miles)

St Triduana's Chapel, Restalrig (0 miles)

St Margaret's Loch, Edinburgh (0.62 miles)

St Anthony's Chapel, Edinburgh Canongate (0.66 miles)

St Anthony's Well, Edinburgh Canongate (0.7 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The earlier medieval church was rebuilt in 1487 and given a collegiate organisation by James III. In 1560 the General Assembly ordered that it should be destoryed and thereafter used as a stone quarry. Some parts survive, restored in 1836 to make the present quoad sacra church (NMRS).

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Edinburgh St Giles, parish

Within Restalrig, former parish, Edinburgh St Giles (formerly)

Within South Leith, modern parish (formerly)

Relationships with other places

Adjoined to St Triduana's Chapel, Restalrig