NH7989 : Dornoch Cathedral

taken 3 months ago, near to Dornoch, Highland, Scotland

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Dornoch Cathedral
Dornoch Cathedral

The Category A listed LinkExternal link Dornoch Cathedral is Scotland's smallest cathedral and the most northerly cathedral on the British mainland. It was founded by St Gilbert Murray (de Moravia) in 1224. It was Damaged by fire in 1570. The chancel, transept and tower were restored in 1616 by Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun. Building of the spire commenced in 1728 but was still unfinished in 1732. Rebuilding of nave and complete restoration took place in 1835-37, financed by Countess Elizabeth Dowager Duchess of Sutherland. Further restoration took place in 1924.

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NH7989, 327 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Gerald England   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 11 April, 2024   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 June, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 7973 8969 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:52.8245N 4:1.7850W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 7978 8971
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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