St. Andrew's Scots Kirk (Kollupitiya)

St. Andrew's Scots Kirk
St. Andrew's Scots Kirk is a church in Kollupitiya in Colombo District, Sri Lanka.

The church was established during the British colonial period (1815-1948) by the Scottish community as a place of worship for Presbyterian devotees (De Silva & Chandrasekara, 2009). The foundation stone for the church building was laid in August 1906 by Governor Blake and the completed church was opened in November 1907 by Manse (De Silva & Chandrasekara, 2009).

The church building
The church is built in the Gothic perpendicular style (De Silva & Chandrasekara, 2009).


1) De Silva, N.; Chandrasekara, D.P., 2009. Heritage Buildings of Sri Lanka. Colombo: The National Trust Sri Lanka, ISBN: 978-955-0093-01-4.  p.119.

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This page was last updated on 12 October 2022

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