Places of Worship in Maryculter Parish in Grampian Region

  • Auchlunies Chapel, Maryculter

    This chapel is thought to have belonged to the Knights Templar, with one of their chaplains being stationed here. The ruins of the chapel were completely removed by the Procurator of Blairs College in 1858. 

    The site today i...

  • Maryculter Cemetery

    This is a fairly modern cemetery and is not thought to have been the site of a place of worship. It is located just to the north of the parish church and manse and accomodates new burials as the graveyard around the church is full.

  • Maryculter Parish Church

    Maryculter Parish Church was built in the late 18th century to replace the old church of Maryculter (see separate site). It is located at the northern edge of the small community of Maryculter, along the small road into the village. The ...

    View of the church from the south
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  • St Mary's Church, Maryculter

    St Mary's Church was founded by the Knights Templars (an Order introduced by David I to protect those on pilgrimage to the Holy Land) in the late 13th century. Walter Bisset had established a Preceptory of Templars here in 1225. It was b...

    View of the church ruins and graveyard
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  • St Mary's Roman Catholic Chapel, Blairs, Maryculter

    The massive, cathedral-like St Mary's Chapel is part of the former Blairs College Roman Catholic seminary. The college complex, encorporating several phases of building and a very large site, closed in the 1980s but the chapel remains op...

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