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Dalkeith, Musselburgh Road, St Mary's Episcopal Church And War Memorial

Chapel (19th Century), Church (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Dalkeith, Musselburgh Road, St Mary's Episcopal Church And War Memorial

Classification Chapel (19th Century), Church (19th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dalkeith War Memorial Window

Canmore ID 212025

Site Number NT36NW 140

NGR NT 33489 67727

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Dalkeith
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT36NW 140 33489 67727

Duplicate of NT36NW 298

The church is visible on a vertical air photograph (OS 75/292/71-3, flown 1975).

Information from RCAHMS

Architecture Notes


Architect: William Burn 1843

S Gambier Parry 1919 - memorial chapel

Plans: I G Lindsay Coll, W/294


Scottish Record Office:

RHP 9707 S Gambier Parry 1919 - plans of Memorial chapel

RHP 9717 / 24 & 25 William Burn 1843 - perspective elevation of interior

1-18 1843 - plans, elevations, sections & details

19-23 Benjamin Ferrey - plans, elevations and details of interior


Publication Account (1998)

St Mary’s Episcopal Church stands inside the gates. Built about 1835, as the Bueclcuch family's private chapel, to a design of William Burn and David Bryce, the church houses a unique hydraulic organ and bell-ringing mechanism. The magnificent interior, with Minton tile floors and superb stained glass windows, is a reminder of a wealth and status windows, is a reminder of the wealth and status of the Buccleuch family in the nineteenth century. The chapel was transferred to the congregation in 1958.

Information from ‘Historic Dalkeith: The Archaeological Implications of Development’ (1998).

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.


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