Augustine United Church, Edinburgh

Augustine United Church, Edinburgh

Denomination:   United Reformed Church
Address:   41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL
Local Authority:   Edinburgh
Listing:   B

Church Overview

Built 1857-61 by J J & W H Hay with Romanesque, Renaissance and Classical elements. The projecting centre is carried up as the ‘bride’s-cake’ tower, restored 2005. The Bradford computer organ of 1994 uses the pipes and case of the 1929 Ingram organ. Alterations by Stewart Tod & Partners 1995. Two stained glass windows by Robert Burns, formerly in the gallery, now the main floor. The church has an ecumenical outlook and is in covenant with Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk and with St Columba’s by the Castle. The home of Christian Aid in Scotland.


Sundays: 11.00am.

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Induction loop for the deaf Welcomers and guides on duty by arrangement.  Disabled WC

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Augustine United Church, Edinburgh


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