Kirk of Calder
A rare example of a pre reformation Church, build on the site of an earlier 12th century Church. Contains a burial crypt, a 12th century Celtic carved cross and stunning Victorian area stain glass windows. Associated with John Knox, James ‘Paraffin’ Young, and Frederick Chopin. The site where in the 17th century a number of woman were imprisoned for witchcraft and were later executed. The Church contains rare examples of marks left by the masons who build the church as well as concealed figures.
For Doors Open Days visitors can enjoy guided tours of the church.
Booking not required.
Where to find us
- Main Street
- Mid Calder
- EH53 0AN
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