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Treasured Places

Event ID 567413

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Treasured Places


Built between 1909-11, the Thistle Chapel at St Giles' Cathedral is the private chapel of the Knights of the Order of the Thistle, and was designed in an elaborate Gothic style by the architect Sir Robert Lorimer. The Chapel contains a wealth of ornamental stonework and elaborate oak carvings which feature distinctively Scottish motifs such as bagpipe-playing angels.

Information from RCAHMS (SC) 1 July 2007

Gifford, J, McWilliam, C and Walker, D 1984

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