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Abbey Abbot Aberdeen adjoining altar ambry ancient angle appears apse Architecture of Scotland arms barrel vault belfry Bishop building built buttresses caps carved Castellated and Domestic Castle Cathedral centre chancel chapel chapter house choir church Fig churchyard clerestory cloister Collegiate Church contains corbels crossing Domestic Architecture door doorway Dunkeld Cathedral east end east wall edifice erected existing feet 6 inches feet wide fifteenth century floor Glasgow Cathedral inches wide inscription interior jambs kirk late lintel miles monastery monument mouldings mullions nave north side north wall ornament Paisley Abbey panel parapet parish church Perth Perthshire piers piscina Plan pointed barrel vault porch portion probably recess remains roof Rosslyn round arched ruin sacrament house sacristy Scotland Scottish sculptured sedilia seventeenth century shafts shield south aisle south side south transept south wall south-west splayed stair stone structure style tomb tower tracery transept upper west end west wall
Page 617 - Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.
Page 269 - In 1413 there were not less than 15,653 pilgrims of all nations, and the offerings were equal to 1422 merks. In 1430, James I , King of Scotland, being a good man, who loved the Church, built the Abbey of the Holy Cross at Edinburgh, and took the Chapel at Fairknowe under his protection, added much to it by the building of houses for the reception of pilgrims, called it the White Chapel, where he often went, and made it a dependant on his own Abbey of the Holy Cross.
Page 151 - When looked at from a strictly architectural point of view, the design may be considered faulty in many respects, much of the detail being extremely rude and debased, while as regards construction many of the principles wrought out during the development of Gothic architecture are ignored. But notwithstanding these faults, the profusion of design so abundantly shown everywhere, and the exuberant fancy of the architect, strike the visitor who sees Rosslyn for the first time with an astonishment which...
Page 223 - JANE, daughter of Patrick Lord Hepburne, widow of this Lord George, after his decease, " Biggit the forewark of Seton above the "zet, and also she biggit the northomoss yll of the college kirk of " Seton, and took down the yll biggit be Dame Katherine Sinclair, " on the south side of it, the said college kirk, because the syde of it " stood to the syde of the kirk, to mack it a parfecte and a proper " cornet and a cross kirk, and biggit up the steeple, as ye see it now, " to ane grit hight, swa that...
Page 151 - The church, so far as erected, is in perfect preservation, and is a charming portion of an incomplete design. It is, in some respects, the most remarkable piece of architecture in Scotland ; and had the church been finished in the same spirit as that in which it has been so far carried out, it would have gone far to have realised a poet's dream in stone. When looked at from a strictly architectural point of view, the design may be considered faulty in many respects, much of the detail being extremely...
Page 48 - ... and to the brethren present and future professing a religious — that is, a monastic life-; and he takes under his protection and that of Saint Peter the aforesaid monastery of Saint Columba, in order that the monastic order which has been instituted in that place, according to God and the rule of Saint Benedict, may be preserved inviolate in all time to come, and he confirms to them the place itself in which the said monastery is situated, with its pertinents, consisting of churches, island,...
Page 527 - They have a very pretty church where the hammermen and other tradesmen have several seats mounted above the rest, the gentlemen below the tradesmen in the ground seats; the women sit in the high end of the church, with us the choir, there is one neat vaulted porch in it, my Lord Bucplewgh's...