St Patrick's Church

40 High Street, Edinburgh

The south-facing side of the church, facing onto the Cowgate


St Patrick's Church, Cowgate, Edinburgh  -  interior  -  Photograph 2005

Bob Henderson, Burdiehouse, Edinburgh


St Patrick's Church


Thank you to Bob Henderson for allowing me to reproduce this photograph of St Patrick's RC Church, taken in 2005.  The church is at the corner of Cowgate and St Mary's Street in Edinburgh, Old Town.

The church was built in 1772-74.  The south-facing facade was added in front of the church in 1927-29.


Here is a photograph of the interior of  the church, also taken in 2005.

St Patrick's Church, Cowgate, Edinburgh  interior  -  Photograph 2005


Some former pupils of St Patrick's school would like to see a photograph of the school.  Do you have such a photo that I could add to the web site?  If so, please e-mail me. 

Thank you.

- Peter Stubbs:  December 9, 2007


This area of Edinburgh was known as 'Little Ireland.'

In August 1875, members of St Patrick's church founded Hibernian FC.  The club was based at St Patrick's Church until the early-1890s.  Its ground is now at Easter Road.

Wikipedia:  December 9, 2007


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