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NJ2263 :: Elgin Cathedral

Taken 32 years ago by Anne Burgess near Elgin, Moray, Scotland

Elgin Cathedral by Anne Burgess
Elgin Cathedral

The 'Lantern of the North', consecrated in 1224, destroyed twice by fire and finally allowed to fall into disrepair after the Reformation, the Cathedral is built of local sandstone. Paler stones show where eroded blocks have been replaced during recent restoration work.
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Subject Grid Square NJ2263
Subject Lat/Long 57.654706,-3.300326 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Photographer Anne Burgess
Taken 19900400 199004 1990 (about 32 years ago)
Submitted 2005-05-11
Subject cathedral ·
Group Fall ·
Term reformation · restoration work · sandstone · disrepair ·

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