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View of E elevation of Donibristle Chapel showing plaque on pediment inscribed in Latin.

SC 1590599

Description View of E elevation of Donibristle Chapel showing plaque on pediment inscribed in Latin.

Date 7/1964

Collection Scottish National Buildings Record

Catalogue Number SC 1590599

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of F 868

Scope and Content Written on the back of the mounted print: 'Shire: Fife. Building: Donibristle Chapel'. Photographer: 'G.N.' Date: 'July 1964' Inscription on plaque with translation: 'ARDEM HANC TEMPORIS ET AETERNITATIS CONDITORI SACRAM, SANCTISSIMAE RELIGIONIS CULTUI DICATAM, HEREDIBUS AD VERAM NOBILITATEM, QUAE IN VIRTUTE POSITA EST, INCITAMENTUM, SIBI ET POSTERIS QUO COMPLICATIS VELIS IN OPTATAS SEDES CONQUIESCANT FORTUM, EXTRUI ET EXORNARA CURARUNT CAROLUS ET ANNA, MORAVAE COMES ET COMITISSA, ANNO AERA CHRISTIANAE MDCCXXXI ANNO G II R QUINTO.' 'This temple consecrated to the Founder of Time and Eternity, dedicated to the practice of the most holy religion, for their heirs a spur to that true nobility which is grounded in virtue, for themselves and their descendants a haven where with furled sails thy may find rest in the place where they would be, Charles and Anne, Earl and Countess of Moray, caused to be, built and decorated in the 1731st year of the Christian era and the 5th year of the reign of George 2nd'.

External Reference MW/BR/DON/29

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1590599

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 6) Scottish National Buildings Record

Group Level (551 6/4) Photographs by Ministry of Works

>> Sub-Group Level (551 6/4/13) Fife

>>> Batch Level (551 6/4/13/10) Donibristle July 1964

>>>> Item Level (SC 1590599) View of E elevation of Donibristle Chapel showing plaque on pediment inscribed in Latin.

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