Smailholm Church

Smailholm Church

Denomination: Church of Scotland
Address: , Smailholm , TD5 7PH
Local Authority: Scottish Borders
Listing: B

Church Overview

Built 1630s on 12th-century foundations, altered 1820s and the interior re-ordered during the 20th century. The east window, depicting St Cuthbert & St Giles, was erected in memory of Sir Walter Scott, whose family farmed at Sandyknowes by Smailholm Tower. Birdcage belfry with external bell-rope and outside stairs to the laird’s loft.


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Smailholm Church

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