Battle Hill Presbyterian Gallery

Battle Hill Presbyterian Gallery

United Presbyterian Church, Battle Hill

The seceders of the Scotch Presbyterian Church (see St AIdan’s Church Gallery) 1831 worshipped briefly in the Moot Hall, 1832-39 in the Roman Catholic chapel Cockshaw, 1839-63 in the Methodist chapel in Gilesgate, and finally built the Battle Hill church.

Brief Timeline:

  • 1847: United Presbyterian Church formed from union of United Secession and Relief Churches.
  • 1876: became Presbyterian Church of England.
  • 1863: church and Sunday school built in Early English style by those who broke away from the Scotch Church in 1831.
  • 1883: extended for enlarged schoolroom; organ and gallery added.
  • 1948: sold as site for a Post Office; congregation moved to English Presbyterian Church Hall Hencotes.
  • 1954: demolished, organ removed to English Presbyterian Church Hall Hencotes.

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