St Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh

St Margaret's Chapel, in Edinburgh Castle, is the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh, Scotland.[1] An example of Romanesque architecture, it is a category A listed building.[2] It was constructed in the 12th century, but fell into disuse after the Reformation. In the 19th century the chapel was restored and today is cared for by the St Margaret's Chapel Guild.

St Margaret's Chapel
The south façade of the chapel
55°56′55.4″N 03°12′00.4″W
OS grid referenceNT252735
LocationEdinburgh Castle
CountryScotland
DenominationNon-denominational
History
Founded12th century
Founder(s)David I of Scotland
DedicationSaint Margaret of Scotland
DedicatedRededicated on 16 November 1993
Architecture
Heritage designationCategory A listed building
Designated14 December 1970
StyleRomanesque
Administration
ParishCanongate

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