Basic Site Details

Name: New Greyfriars Church
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: The church has subsequently been united with Old Greyfriars Church as one structure.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church of Scotland  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2New Greyfriars Church, Candlemaker RowYes 
Item 2 of 2Greyfriars PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3March 1845  Bryce employed to repair church after fire
Item 2 of 31846  Church re-opened
Item 3 of 319311938 New and Old Greyfriars Churches united


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA1845 Repair work after fire
Item 2 of 3David BryceArchitectA1845 Repair work after fire
Item 3 of 3Henry Francis KerrArchitect 19311938New and Old Greyfriars Churches united


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Town Council of Edinburgh 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1931   597

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ChambersProceedings of Edinburgh Town Council Volumes 243-47
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register27018 
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Minutes of the Presbytery of Edinburgh 1843-49 CH2 12/23, 1849-54, CH2 12/24
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Perspective sketch of reunited interior by Kerr, 1934. Acc No 1997/98