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Melorose Abbey

Melorose Abbey
St Mary's Abbey, Melrose is a partly ruined monastery of the Cistercian order in Melrose, Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks at the request of King David I of Scotland, and was the chief house of that order in the country until the Reformation.
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It was largely destroyed by Richard II's English army in 1385.

Melorose Abbey 3

Melorose Abbey

Melorose Abbey gargoyles

Denis Croissant, Rod Burkey, Erhard Bernstein, tiabunna and 17 other people have particularly liked this photo

11 comments - The latest ones
ANNICK56 club
les vielles ames restent dans ce cimetière avec les ruines, très jolie série
18 months ago.
 Gabi Lombardo
Gabi Lombardo club
a beautiful view!
18 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
A lovely series Amelia.............all looking good in the sunshine. The ruins are still very impressive and it's easy to imagine how imposing the Abbey must have been back in the day!
18 months ago.
 Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca club
Beautiful series, Amelia. they could have simply closed the churches, without destroyng them.
18 months ago.
 Nick Weall
Nick Weall club
A lovely series dear LGM and remarkably good weather too x
18 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
A fine series, Amelia !
18 months ago.
 Diane Putnam
Diane Putnam club
Stunning. Incomprehensible when you haven't seen them in person - and I haven't! Wonderful shots, Amelia!
18 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
A beautiful series. I especially like the middle PiP.
18 months ago.
tiabunna club
A lovely series, what a marvellous place it must have been in its time.
18 months ago.
Wunderbare Fotos und Detailaufnahmen dieser schönen Abtei. Deine Bilder bringen Erinnerungen an meinen Urlaub in Schottland vor vielen Jahren zurück
18 months ago.
 Amelia Heath
Amelia Heath club
Did you visit the abbeys, Claudia?
18 months ago.

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