NT0987 : Dunfermline Abbey

taken 3 years ago, near to Dunfermline, Fife, Great Britain

This is 1 of 8 images, with title Dunfermline Abbey in this square
Dunfermline Abbey
Dunfermline Abbey
Dunfermline Abbey is a Church of Scotland Parish Church. The church occupies the site of the ancient chancel and transepts of a large medieval Benedictine abbey, which was sacked in 1560 during the Scottish Reformation and permitted to fall into disrepair. The nave was spared and was repaired in 1570. It continued to serve as the parish church until the 19th century, and now forms the vestibule of a new church. This edifice, in the Perpendicular style, opened for public worship in 1821, occupying the site of the ancient chancel and transepts, though differing in style and proportions from the original structure.

Category A listed building:
LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) twelfth century Nave (far end), Historic Scotland LB25960
LinkExternal link nineteenth century church (this end), Historic Scotland LB25961
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NT0987, 390 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 090 873 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.1959N 3:27.7899W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 090 873
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Image Type (about): geograph 
This page has been viewed about 41 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
thumbs up icon
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register