Dalmeny Kirk, West Lothian Village History, Photo, Location, Scottish Romanesque Building, Info, Image

Dalmeny Church : Kirk Building

Historic Scottish Church, West Lothian, Scotland

post updated 24 January 2022

Dalmeny Kirk

Location: Dalmeny Village, near South Queensferry

Dalmeny Church, West Lothian
building photograph © Adrian Welch

Dalmeny Kirk

The church, is also known as St Cuthbert’s Parish Church.

Dalmeny Church is reputed to be the most complete example of Romanesque architecture extant in Scotland.

Stone Masons moved to Dalmeny Church after working at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife – begun 1128, finished by 1150.

Dalmeny Church was founded in the 12th century by Gospatric whose grandfather had fled from William the Conqueror.

Dalmeny House

Scottish Buildings

Churches to Visit in Scotland
10 Years Commemoration Volume
Scotland’s Churches Scheme, John R. Hume (Illustrator)
Paperback 429pp (2004) Publisher: NMS Enterprises Limited
Publishing ISBN: 1901663868
Churches to Visit in Scotland

Key Buildings in Scotland Articles – architectural selection below:

An ancient religious building in the Scottish capital:
Duddingston Kirk
Duddingston Church dates from 1124. The building contains a Romanesque doorway and chancel arch.
The kirk is located near the Loch upon which skated the Reverend Dr Robert Walker, painted by celebrated Scottish artists Sir Henry Raeburn. The writer Sir Walter Scott was an elder of the Kirk under Thomson.

Scottish Churches

St Vincent Street Church
St Vincent Street Church
photo © Adrian Welch

Scottish Kirks

Famous Kirks in Glasgow – architectural selection below:

Caledonia Road Church

Destiny Church Glasgow

Queens Cross Church

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