NM8643 : Lismore Parish Church

taken 10 years ago, near to Clachan, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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Lismore Parish Church
Lismore Parish Church
Until the mid-sixteenth century, Lismore was the seat of the Bishop of Argyll. A cathedral was constructed sometime between 1250 and 1320, but with the advent of the Reformation in Scotland, "the Cathedral of Argyll" inevitably suffered. Fortunately, the choir of this medieval cathedral survives today in the shape of the parish church.

A famous literary work entitled "The Book of the Dean of Lismore" was compiled during the period 1512-1542 by James MacGregor of Glen Lyon and is an invaluable collection of Gaelic verse and poetry.
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NM8643, 41 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 August, 2008
Category
Church (Church of Scotland)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 860 434 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:32.0592N 5:28.8272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 861 434
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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