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Kirkbride (Traquair) Parish Church
18th century parish church on the site of a medieval church.
Church History |
Selkirk and Innerleithen |
|Distance from Town:||
4km / 2.5 miles|
NT 3200 3347|
|History of site:||
The church of St Bride was part of the diocese of Glasgow, which was based in Strathclyde and paid particular honours to saints from Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Although first recorded in 1116, nothing of the medieval chuch can now be seen and the present church was built in 1778. The Southern Upland Way passes by the church.
Unrestricted Access to the churchyard|
Scottish Borders Council|
Dent, J & McDonald R, 1998. Christian Heritage in the Borders