Edinburgh's Buildings  -  Photograph: June 2003

Canongate Church


  Canongate Church in Edinburgh's Royal Mile

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

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Canongate Church

It is reported that in August 1688 the Town Council considered a letter from King James VII, dated 3 March 1688, in which he "ordained ane nw church to be built for the parish of Canongate"

The church above is presumably the result of this letter.

Ref:  The Best of Edinburgh [David Morris + John MacKay]   Publ. CJ Cousland & Sons, Edinburgh,  1948


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