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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.
Founded in the early 13th century by the Earl of Carrick, this Cluniac abbey was much rebuilt during the next three centuries.
Both beautifully situated and of intrinsic quality, the ruins of the Premonstratensian abbey at Dryburgh are remarkably complete.
The only Scottish mainland medieval cathedral to have survived the Reformation complete (apart from its western towers).
One of the border abbeys, founded by David I around 1138 for Augustinian canons.
The finest intact high cross in Scotland carved in the late 8th century.
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.
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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