Paisley Abbey

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Church of Scotland
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Abbey Close, Paisley, PA1 1JG
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Church Overview

Founded in 1163. Early 20th-century restoration of the choir by P MacGregor Chalmers and Robert Lorimer. Medieval architecture, 10th-century Barochan Cross and the royal tombs of Marjory Bruce and Robert III. Exceptionally fine woodwork including organ case by Lorimer, stained glass by Burne-Jones and others. Organ by Cavaille-Coll 1872, rebuilt Walker 1968.


Sundays: 11.00am, 12.15pm, Holy Communion 6.30pm

Opening Arrangements

Open daily, Monday to Saturday 10.00am-3.30pm


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