NS7991 : St. Ninians, Stirling

taken 3 years ago, near to St Ninians, Stirling, Great Britain

St. Ninians, Stirling
St. Ninians, Stirling
This has been an ecclesiastical site since at least the 12th century. The last church on this site was used as a gunpowder store during the final Jacobite Uprising in 1745-46 when the army of Charles Edward Stuart was besieging Stirling Castle. Either accidentally or deliberately, the gunpowder was set alight, and St Ninians Parish Kirk was completely obliterated.
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NS7991, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Religious Site 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7956 9167 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:6.1542N 3:56.2753W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7961 9168
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