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St Mary's Chapel, Mithers Kirk

11 September 2021 (Online)

12 September 2021 (Online)

Aberdeen City

The Chapel dates back to circa 1450 and features a stone vaulted ceiling, carved wood of 16th and 17th century, grave slabs, stained glass and a witch prison! 

Digital Resources

Story of the Witches Ring

As part of Virtual Doors Open Day 2021, The Open Space Trust presents a short video about the Witches Ring which can be found on the West wall of St Mary's Chapel at The Kirk of St Nicholas in the centre of Aberdeen

Learn from a local historian about the site!

A 3 way discussion on the Aberdeen Witch Trials of 1596 & 1597

As part of Virtual Doors Open Day 2021, The Open Space Trust presents a 20 minute VIDEO about the Witch Trials of 1596 & 1597 held in Aberdeen. Bill Ross asks Dr Arthur Winfield and Alistair McRobb to expand upon the trials, the evidence given and the conditions that the witches were kept in prior to their judgement. Viewers may be interested to know that there is a Witches Ring located on the West wall of St Mary's Chapel at The Kirk of St Nicholas in the centre of Aberdeen.

Learn from a local historian about the site!

Key Information

Building Date: 1438

Tours of the archaeological dig site at 11am midday, 2 and 3pm. No need to book.

Address
  • Correction Wynd
  • Aberdeen
  • AB10 1JZ