NS8330 : Old St. Bride's Kirk

taken 2 years ago, near to Douglas, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Old St. Bride's Kirk
Old St. Bride's Kirk
Originally the parish church of Douglasdale and the personal chapel of the Douglases of nearby Douglas Castle, the 14th-century kirk became a mausoleum of after it was rebuilt in the late 1300s by Archibald the Grim, son of Sir James Douglas, to house his father's remains, Over time it became the family mausoleum of the branch of the family known as the Black Douglases.

The choir, tower and roofless south aisle still stand but the nave of the original church no longer exists.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8359 3095 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.4976N 3:50.8280W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8359 3093
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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