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Crichton Collegiate Church

11 September 2021 (10:00-16:00)

Midlothian

Crichton was built as a Collegiate Church by Sir William Crichton, Lord Chancellor of Scotland in the time of King James II.  William Crichton also greatly enlarged the nearby Crichton Castle.  The church is one of the few remaining Collegiate Churches in Scotland still in use.  Subject to major restorations in its nearly 600 years history, the building is now in the care of a Trust.

The Trust hosts a programme of concerts and ecumenical services reflecting the hospitality of the local community, drawing together the Church of Scotland, the Roman Catholic Church and the Scottish Episcopal Church.  In addition to a fine suite of 19th C stained glass windows by Ballantyne and Gardiner, there is a unique pipe organ built by Joseph Brook which has survived for over 100 years in its original state. 

 

 

Facilities

For Doors Open Days 2021 visitors can watch a demonstration of the unique pipe organ built by Joseph Brook from 14:30 to 15:30. 

 

No booking required. Please come in and enjoy this lovely Church in its beautiful, rural setting. 

 

www.crichtonchurch.com

Key Information

Building Date: 1449

Address
  • SW of Pathhead, off B6367
  • Follow signs for Crichton Castle
  • Crichton
  • EH37 5XA