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Churches & Religious


Seton Collegiate Church   

The chancel and apse of this lovely building date from the 15th-century.

St Andrews Cathedral & St Rule's Tower   

The remains of the largest cathedral in Scotland, and of the associated domestic ranges of the priory.

St Giles Cathedral   

St Giles' Cathedral is the High Kirk of Edinburgh, and has been at the heart of the city's spiritual life for at least 900 years.

Crossraguel Abbey   

Founded in the early 13th century by the Earl of Carrick, this Cluniac abbey was much rebuilt during the next three centuries.

Dryburgh Abbey   

Both beautifully situated and of intrinsic quality, the ruins of the Premonstratensian abbey at Dryburgh are remarkably complete.

Dunfermline Abbey and Palace   

The remains of a great Benedictine abbey founded by Queen Margaret in the 11th century.

Glasgow Cathedral   

The only Scottish mainland medieval cathedral to have survived the Reformation complete (apart from its western towers).

Glenluce Abbey   

A Cistercian abbey founded around 1192.

Jedburgh Abbey   

One of the border abbeys, founded by David I around 1138 for Augustinian canons.

Kildalton Cross   

The finest intact high cross in Scotland carved in the late 8th century.

Melrose Abbey   

Probably the most famous ruin in Scotland, the abbey was founded by David I in 1136 for the Cistercian Order, it was largely destroyed by Richard IIís English army in 1385.

Rosslyn Templars   

An examination of Rosslyn Chapel and other Scottish Collegiate Churches in their historical context. Maps, images, articles and other material relating to such churches and much else besides.








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