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Cathedrals abbeys and priories in Moray

Ian Keillar

Cathedrals abbeys and priories in Moray

by Ian Keillar

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Published by Moray FieldClub in Elgin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtext Ian Keillar ; illustrations Crispin Worthington.
ContributionsWorthington, Crispin., Moray Field Club.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13666485M

  At the height of the middle ages, there were hundreds of abbeys and priories throughout England. The ruins of some of those that were destroyed at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries are today seen as iconic medieval buildings - such as Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire, designated a World Heritage site, or Tintern Abbey on the river Wye, immortalised by Wordsworth. A very small guide book. It wets the appetite for cathedrals and abbeys to the absolute beginner, but unfotunately that is all. Pitkins make very good "short & sweet" informative guide books ("Cathedral Architecture" is another example), but they are probably better bought by people at a cathedral shop when visiting one of these great buildings as a quick reference s:

  The atmosphere of quiet reflection and of work dedicated to the glory of God is the same now as it was in the thirteenth century, when a community of monks first came to this part of Moray. If you visit the Abbey today, you can enjoy not only the beauty of its architecture and its setting but also something of the restful atmosphere of devotion. English Abbeys and Priories by Cook, Olive & Edwin Smith: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

The abbeys and priories of England were hives of activity until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Henry VIII ’s time the – and often the focal point of a local area. Many didn’t survive Henry’s wrath – but some carried on, were turned into parish churches or left to turn to (still magnificent) ruin. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive Moray Field Club Publisher - 4 works / 0 ebooks Cathedrals, abbeys and priories in Moray.


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As mentioned earlier on the home page of this site, there are many abbeys and priories, built between the Conquest and Dissolution, which demonstrate similar characteristics of strength, grace, exuberance and awe-inspiring scale as the cathedrals that feature here that survive in whole or part today, but which never achieved cathedral status: I have included images from a few noteworthy examples in this gallery.

Jeffrey L. Thomas Although holy wells and certain other religious sites generally pre-date the grand medieval abbeys of Wales, like the surviving Castles of Wales, medieval abbeys still dominate the Welsh landscape ruined abbeys of Wales have their own set of unique charms and special histories, tempting visitors to learn more about Britain's medieval monastic past.

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