St Catherine's Chapel, Liberton

Grid reference

NT 272 684 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

327200 668400

Latitude

55.90323641473901

Longitude

-3.164503745972051

Altitude (metres)

115

County

Midlothian

Nearby places

St Catherine's Well, Liberton (0.09 miles)

Liberton, parish (0.65 miles)

Our Lady's Well, Liberton (0.77 miles)

St Margaret's Well, Lasswade (1.42 miles)

Pentland, former parish, Lasswade (1.44 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The chapel is associated with 'The Balm-Well of St Catherine'. NMRS records its situation inn St Katherine's children's home, and the cult associated with the well and the chapel - 'Sanct Katrine's of the oly well' in 1504 (NMRS). It was held efficacious for the healing of skind diseases.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Liberton, parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St Catherine's Well, Liberton