NO8574 : Kinneff Kirk interior

taken 4 years ago, near to Kinneff, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Kinneff Kirk interior
Kinneff Kirk interior
The church is famous for the part it played in the concealment of the Scottish crown jewels in 1652 to prevent them falling into the hands of Cromwell's army of occupation. They were hidden under the floor of the church, somewhere in front of the pulpit, and recovered after Charles II was restored to the throne in 1660.

See NT2573 : Restoring the Honours of Scotland tableau, Edinburgh Castle
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 8554 7490 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:51.9171N 2:14.3275W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 8553 7489
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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