NT5434 : Melrose Abbey, Cistercian founded 1136

taken 5 months ago, near to Melrose, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Melrose Abbey, Cistercian founded 1136
Melrose Abbey, Cistercian founded 1136
Melrose Abbey is in the care of Historic Environment Scotland (Historic Scotland). It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks. After rebuilding in 1385 following a raid by Richard II of England, it was largely destroyed in 1544 again by the English. Some monks remained to 1590. Impressive walls and one reat widow remain. Partsof the abbey were used as a local church until 1810.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5484 3417 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:35.9426N 2:43.0941W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5480 3417
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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