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St Philip’s and St James’ Episcopal Church

St Philip’s and St James’ Episcopal Church – Click to enlarge

St Philip’s and St James’ Episcopal Church

Photo: W Henderson, 17/03/2008

St Philip’s and St James’s Episcopal Church
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This church is an amalgamation of St James, Inverleith, and St Philips, Logie Green Road. Both buildings are still used by the combined congregation.

Name and Denomination

Original Name St James’ Episcopal Church
Original Denomination Episcopal Church of Scotland
Present Name St Philip’s and St James’ Episcopal Church
Current Denomination Episcopal Church of Scotland

Design and Construction

Built Architect
1885-1889 R Rowand Anderson

Some of the Rectors

Date Name
1952 Rev W Gerty, L.Th.
1960 Rev N A T Mackie
1974 Rev J K Towers
2008 (vacant)

This church was designed by Robert Rowand Anderson, one of the best-known architects in Scotland in his day. He was also resposible for the University of Edinburgh Medical School and adjacent McEwan Hall and for numerous other buildings in Edinburgh and further afield. See the link below for more details.

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