St Mary Magdalenes's, Edinburgh St Giles

Grid reference

NT 256 734 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

325600 673400

Latitude

55.947911386137115

Longitude

-3.191468580575331

County

Midlothian

Nearby places

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh St Giles (0.09 miles)

Edinburgh St Giles, parish (0.09 miles)

St Mary in the Fields, Edinburgh (0.2 miles)

St Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh (0.32 miles)

St Mary's Street, Edinburgh (0.33 miles)

Object Classification

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NMRS records its founnation by Michael Maqueen in the sixteenth century; it had a chaplain's lodging and an almshouse for bedemen. It stood at the corner of the Cowgate and Candlemaker row. The chapel still survives. See NMRS for further details.

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other parishes

Within Edinburgh St Giles, parish