Lady Yester Church

 

Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Lady Yester's Church

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Lady Yester's Church

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Radclyffe

    

Lady Yester's Church

This church is named after Margaret Ker, Lady Yester, who in 1647 gave a considerable sum to the citizens of Edinburgh to pay for the building of a place of worship.

The original church in High Street Wynd was taken down in 1803.

 Engraving from Old & New Edinburgh  -  High Street Wind

It was replaced in 1804 by Lady Yester's Church (in the image above) built in the ancient Gothic manner.  [Modern Athens]

 

 

Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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