Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Paisley, Place Of Paisley

Filter

No Available Filters

Save Search

Log in to save your search
Pl.57A Taisley town & Abbey. Copy of copper plate engraving titled 'Prospectus Caenobij et Civitatis . The prospect of the Abbey & Town of Paisley. This plate is most humbly inscribed to the Right Honble. the Earl of Dundonald etc.'
 compare
View from W.
 compare
View of houses with family group standing outside.
Titled: 'The Place of Paisley.'
Inscribed on verso; 'In its latter days it became a pub and a low tenement. It is now the Session House of Paisley Abbey. The residence of the Cochranes of Dundonald. Here Jean Cochran was married to John Graham Duke of Claverhouse, "Bloody Claverhouse". He was killed at Killiecrankie. She afterwards married and was killed with her infant son in Holland. Their bodies were discovered in perfect preservation in Kilsyth Old Aisle two hundred years later. See the book "My Lady Dundee" for details.
[Used in Gardner, Alexander "A handbook to Paisley,"and in Rowand, David "Pictorial history of Paisley," (1993) where it is said to have been restored c1912.]
 compare
View from south east.
 compare
View from south west.
 compare
View from south.
 compare