St Giles' Cathedral

St Giles' Cathedral

William Burn


Royal Mile, Edinburgh

According to a Undiscovered, "Despite its name, St Giles' Cathedral is not a cathedral. The title gives an idea of its magnificent scale, but was only strictly correct for two short periods when Bishops served in the Scottish Church, from 1633-8 and from 1661-89. . . . Although founded in about 1130, most of the exterior dates back to a remodelling in the years to 1833. And the interior you see today comes from a restoration completed in 1883."

Photograph 2007 and text George P. Landow

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