NT5981 : Tithe Barn, Whitekirk

taken 11 years ago, near to Whitekirk, East Lothian, Great Britain

Tithe Barn, Whitekirk
Tithe Barn, Whitekirk
After miracles of healing were being performed at a nearby well in the 13th century, the nearby church of St Mary's was placed under the protection of James I who built hostels for the growing number of pilgrims. King James IV regularly made the journey to Whitekirk, but his son King James V gave the site to the Sinclair family who in around 1540 built a rare example in Scotland of a 3-storey tithe barn with stone from the former pilgrims' hostel. In the 19th century the holy well dried up following agricultural drainage.
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Friday, 23 February, 2007
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Tithe barn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 596 816 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.5571N 2:38.9862W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 596 815
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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