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Church of St Michael and All Saints
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View from Brougham Street
55°56′36″N 3°12′05″W / 55.9433°N 3.2014°W / 55.9433; -3.2014
Location 28 Brougham Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH
Country Scotland
Denomination Scottish Episcopal Church
Churchmanship Anglo-Catholic
History
Status Active
Architecture
Functional status Parish church
Administration
Diocese Diocese of Edinburgh

The Church of St Michael and All Saints is an Episcopal parish church in Edinburgh, Scotland. The church stands in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, and is a Category A listed building.

History

Having been designed by Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, the main part of the church was built from 1866 to 1867. The west end was built from 1866 to 1867, and a Lady Chapel was added in 1897.

On 14 December 1970, the church was designated a category A listed building, signifying a building of national or international importance.

The church has hosted concerts and masses as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival.

Notable clergy

Curate

  • 1913 to 1914: Arnold Spencer-Smith

List of Rectors:

  • 1965 to 1971: Ernest Brady
  • 1971 to 1984: Gordon Reid
  • 1984 to 1990: A. Emsley Nimmo
  • 1990 to 1995: Timothy A. R. Cole
  • 1995 to 2011: Kevin Pearson
  • 2011 to 2013: David Charles Standen
  • 2014 to present: Martin Robson
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