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DuddingstonParish Church, Edinburgh View from South East

SC 536642

Description DuddingstonParish Church, Edinburgh View from South East

Catalogue Number SC 536642

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of B 38753

Scope and Content Duddingston Parish Church, Old Church Lane, Duddingston Village, Edinburgh, from the south Duddingston Church, one of the oldest churches in Scotland still in regular use, was built on land gifted by King David I to the Abbot of Kelso in 1130. The basic structure of the church is Romaqnesque, with 17th- and 18th-century additions. The south wall of the church is supported by a series of buttresses, each topped by a pinnacle, added in the 17th century. The crowsteps and pinnacles are also 17th-century additions to the east gable, and the prominent tower dates from this period. The original Romanesque church consisted of nave and chancel only. This basic plan of a two-cell church was altered by the addition, in 1631, of the north transept, built to accommodate the family and tenants of Sir James Hamilton of Prestonfield. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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