St Giles Stained Glass
Stained Glass Window at St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Buildings of Interest

This list includes buildings that are of interest in respect of glass, mostly stained glass but other types of glass usage are included where information was available.

Do not assume this is comprehensive! Compiled to July 2009 as they will be included in the brochure - please advise of any changes and suggested additions with full details as given for other entries below.

List is organised by location. Where no indication of public opening is given, please phone or write to make an appointment first.


Name Address Point of Interest Website Phone E-mail Public?
Greyfriars John Knox Church Queen Street, Aberdeen AB10 Stained glass by C E Kempe 08452 255121 Closed or sold for re-use?
Strathearn Aisle Glamis Kirk, Kirk Wynd, Glamis, Nr. Forfar Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken
Longforgan Parish Church Main St, Longforgan, Dundee, DD2 5HB Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken By appointment only: please contact
Miss M Mitchell 01382 360436 or Mrs Anderson 01382 360467or Neil Cuthbert 01382 360203.
Active Church
St Vigeans Church St Vigeans Manse, Arbroath, DD11 Stained Glass, German, Leith & Webster link 01241 879124 see website via Keyholder (Phone)
Dance Base 14-16 Grassmarket, EH1 Architectural (Glass floor, roof) link 0131 225 5525 mail Yes. National Centre for Dance.
Fruitmarket Gallery 45 Market Street EH1 Glass façade added 1992 link 0131 225 2383 mail Contemporary art
Magdalen Chapel 41 Cowgate, EH41 Pre-Reformation stained glass link 0131 220 1450 see website Yes
St Cuthbert's Parish Church 5 Lothian Road, EH1 25 stained glass including Tiffany link 0131 229 1142 mail Active Church
St Giles Kirk/Cathedral Royal Mile Stained glass (Important) link see website Active Cathedral
St Margaret's Chapel In Edinburgh Castle Stained Glass (1922) Strachan link 0131 225 9846 see website Yes
St Patrick's Church 5 South Grays Close, EH1 abstract stained-glass, 19th century link 0131 556 1973 mail Active Church
The Scotsman Hotel 20 North Bridge, EH1 Stained glass window 0131 5565565 Hotel
Cafe Royal Oyster Bar 17 West Register St, EH2 Unusual stained glass by T Wilson 0131 556 1884 Yes, bar and restaurant.
Richard Gerald Associates Ltd 7 Dean Bank Lane, Edinburgh EH3 5BS Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken link 0131 343 2273 Offices
Trinity House 99 New Kirkgate, EH6 Stained glass memorial window Cook, 1933. link 0131 554 3289 mail Year round guided tours only (Phone)
St Margaret's Parish Church 176 Restalrig Road South, EH7 Stained glass Active Church
Warriston Crematorium (East Warriston House) Warriston Road, EH7 Gothic Stained Glass by Chilton and Kemp link 0131 552 3020 mail Annual open day, see website
Festival Theatre 13-29 Nicolson St, EH8 Glass façade added 1994 link 0131 529 6000 mail Active theatre
The Scottish Parliament Art Collection Holyrood House, EH8 Includes Alison Kinnaird`s `Psalmsong` installation. link see website Yes, organised tours - see weblink
Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Chapel) 9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken link Hospital chapel
Eric Liddell Centre 15 Morningside Road, EH10 Important stained glass collection. link 0131 447 4520 mail Yes, viewing gallery
St Peter's RC Church 77 Falcon Avenue, EH10 Stained glass, by Morris, Williams, Millar Davidson, Pierre Fourmaintraux link 0131 447 2502 Active Church
Edinburgh Synagogue 4 Salisbury Road, EH16 Stained glass link 0131 667 3144 mail Active Church
Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 Lean-to glass pavilion and 1840 stained glass. link Council offices
St Mary's Episcopal Church Dalkeith Country Park, High Street, Dalkeith,  EH22 French stained glass by Ward and Nixon link 0131 663 7000 Active Church
Carlops Parish Church Main St (A702), Carlops Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken 01968 661 042 Active Church
Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 Stained glass link 0131 331 1888 mail Yes. Stately home.
Crichton Collegiate Church Crichton, Pathhead, Midlothian, EH37 Stained glass link 01875 320364 Yes, Sundays or phone.
Prestonkirk Parish Church Preston Road, East Linton Stained glass by W Wilson (1959+) link see website
St Mary's Collegiate Church 21 Sidegate, Haddington, EH41 13 stained glass from 1870-1979 (incl. Burne-Jones & Sax Shaw) link 01620 823109 mail Active Church
Peebles High School Springwood Road, Peebles EH45 9HB Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken link 01721 720291 Active school
St Michael's Parish Church Kirkgate, EH49 Stained glass including one by Crear McCartney link 01506 842188 via website Active Church
Kirk of Calder Main Street, Mid Calder, West Lothian, EH53 Notable stained glass link see website Active Church
Greenfield House Mar Place, Alloa Stained glass Council offices
Dunblane Cathedral The Cross, FK15 Stained glass, etched glass link 01786 825388 see website Active Cathedral
Dunblane Hydro Perth Road, FK15 Stained glass link 01786 822551 see website Hotel
Trinity Church Claremont St. 4 windows, John and William Guthrie 1893 Tower only
Trinity College Lynedoch St Stained glass window No, converted to flats.
Ca' D'Oro 45 Gordon St, G1 Architectural glass (with iron) Offices
Cafe Gandolfi 64 Albion St, G1 Stained glass by J Clarke link 0141 552 6813 mail Yes, café
Ramshorn Church 98 Ingram St, G1 Stained glass (1887-1930) link 0141 548 2542 mail Now university theatre
St Enoch Shopping Centre 55 St. Enoch Square Largest glass covered mall in Europe. link 0141 204 3900 mail Yes
Trades' Hall 85 Glassford Street, G1 Venetian windows link 0141 552 2418 mail Yes
The Hatrack 142-144 St Vincent Street. G2 Art nouveau building, stained glass and architectural windows link Offices
Queen Street Station Elmbank Crescent G3 Iron and glass roof Yes
St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, G3 Stained glass (1927-38) link 0141 332 3039 mail Active Church
Barony Hall 16 Rottenrow East. G4 Stained glass windows 1957 by J Clark link Hall of Strathclyde University
Scotland Street School (Museum) 225 Scotland Street, G5 C R Mackintosh link 0141 287 0500 mail Yes
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St.Luke 27 Dundonald Road, Dowanhill, G12 Victorian stained glass by S. Adam link 0141 339 7368 mail Active Cathedral
Maryhill Burgh Halls Maryhill Road, G20 20 Stained glass panels by Stephen Adam (One including a glassworks) link Being restored (by 2011 - panels stored at People's Palace (1 on show) and Burrel archive.)
Glasgow Climbing Centre 534 Paisley Road West, G51 Stained glass link 0141 427 9550 mail Formerly Ibrox Methodist Church
Luma Lightbulb Factory Shieldhall Road, G51 Curved glass tower, architect C. Armour 1938. Obviously a glassworks too. No Converted to flats and offices
Broom Parish Church Mearns Rd, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G77 5HN Stained glass by Ralph Cowan link 0141 639 3528 mail Active Church
Dalmoak Castle Renton Road, Dumbarton, G82 Stained glass 01389 742519 Private nursing home
Town House corner of Castle Street and High Street Grand chandeliers, Stained glass ? - Used for meetings, civic functions, concerts, marriages.
Eden Court Theatre Bishops Road, IV3 Important architectural glass link 01463 234 234 see website Active theatre
Dornoch Cathedral Dornoch, Sutherland IV25 Stained glass (19thC, 20thC, 21stC) including Alison Kinnaird link 08452 255121 mail Active Cathedral
Carnegie Library 12 Main Street. Ayr KA8 Stained glass link 01292 286385 mail Yes
St. Margaret's Woodside Road, KY7 Stained glass by Blyth and Potter link 01592 610310 see website Active Church
Culross Abbey Church Kirk Street, Culross, Fife Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken link Active Church
Cleish Curch Cleish Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken link 01577 850231 Active Church
Auchtermuchty Parish Church High St, KY14 Stained glass link see website Active Church
House of Falkland Falkland Estate, Falkland, Fife KY15 Heraldic glass link see website Active school
Holy Trinity Church South Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 Modern Stained glass link 01334 478317 mail Active Church
Douglas Heritage Museum St Sophia's, Bell's Wynd, Douglas ML11 Stained glass (6 coats of arms) link 01555 851243 mail Museum, Dower House of Douglas Castle
St. Bride's Church Main St, Douglas, South Lanarkshire ML11 Stained glass via keyholder, see sign.
The Bull Inn 7 New Street, PA1 Stained glass Pub
Isle of Bute Discovery Centre Winter Garden, Esplanade, Rothesay Glasgow made - Iron and glass building. link mail Tourist office
Elderslie Church 5 Glenpatrick Road, Elderslie, Renfrewshire PA5 Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken 01505 331 226 mail Viewing by appointment
Mount Stuart Isle of Bute PA20 Stained glass link 01700 503877 mail Yes, May-September
An Turas Ferry Shelter An Turas Ferry Shelter, Isle of Tiree Architectural glass (part of) link n/a Ferry to Oban.
St Ninian's Cathedral North Methven Street, PH1 Stained glass (many) link 01738 632053 mail Active Cathedral
Church of St. Serf Dunning Village, PH2 Stained glass by Ballantine link Active Church (Website is not churches)
Fort William Medical Centre Fort William (By the High School on the “Road to the Isles” (A830)) Stained Glass by Emma Butler-Cole Aiken Medical centre
Kinloch Castle Kinloch Castle, Isle of Rum, PH43 Double glazed Stained glass link 01687 462037 mail Yes
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