John Knox Edinburgh, Historic House, Photos, Location, History, Phone, Building

John Knox House Edinburgh

Historic Scottish Building, High Street, Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland

John Knox House

John Knox House
John Knox House: © Adrian Welch

Address: 43/45 High Street (Royal Mile), Old Town, central Edinburgh

Contact John Knox House : +44 (0)131 556 9579

Old Town, Edinburgh
John Knox House + adjacent building © Adrian Welch

The original 15th century house is largely unaltered since the 1550′s when the Mosman family, Goldsmiths to Mary Queen of Scots, remodelled the house. John Knox, leader of the Scottish Reformation and founder of the Presbyterian Church, lived here for a short time before dying here in 1572.

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John Knox House John Knox House
John Knox House: © Adrian Welch

Immediate context to West, up Royal Mile Edinburgh:

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Old Town John Knox House
John Knox House + adjacent building © Adrian Welch

John Knox House is maintained by the Church of Scotland, the museum holds an exhibition about Knox’s life and times.

Old Town Context: ‘Gordon of Rothiemay plan’ of 1647 with John Knox House just off thumbnail to right:

Old Town, Edinburgh

Contact the John Knox House: +44 (0)131 556 9579/2647

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