St Cuthberts Parish Church

St Cuthberts Parish Church

About St Cuthberts Parish Church

5 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2EP
01312291142
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Hidden in the trees to the western end of Princes Street Gardens is the solid and imposing bulk of St Cuthbert's Parish Church. The present church was built in 1892-94 when traces of at least six earlier church buildings were found.

The cupolas and older steeple peep out at you along Princes Street, or from the train into Waverley Station, yet the church feels removed from the bustle of the West End.

Inside, the basilica layout with its apse and rounded vault, is complemented by the use of coloured stone for a rich and warm effect.

Together, the design of the Communion Table (1894), the marble and alabaster Pulpit (1897) and the ceiling paintings (by Hope and Moira), give a Byzantine feel to the interior.

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The Royal Highland Show 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
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DF Concerts presents Don Broco plus very special guests Neck Deep and Issues at the Usher Hall on 7th February.
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Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July.
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