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Churches & Cathedrals in Glasgow & Lanarkshire

Heritage sites also including abbeys, religious monuments in Glasgow & Lanarkshire...





Glasgow & Lanarkshire Cathedrals, Historic Churches, Abbeys

Glasgow Cathedral

off Castle Street, Cathedral Square, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G4
Tel: 0141 552 8198     E-mail: info@glasgowcathedral.org.uk
Web: www.glasgowcathedral.org.uk

Gothic Cathedral built during 13th-15th centuries. Only Scottish mainland medieval cathedral surviving the Reformation undamaged (except for western towers). Elaborately vaulted crypt, rich moulded arches in nave, timber roof, unique stone screen. Choir and lower church are of First Pointed style with finely worked details. Lower Church has tomb of St Mungo, Glasgow's patron saint.

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Paisley Abbey

Abbey Close, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1JG
Tel: 0141 889 7654
E-mail: info@paisleyabbey.org.uk     Web: www.paisleyabbey.org.uk

15th century restoration. West front doorway is 13th century, unusual corbelled galleries.

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St. Brides Church

Douglas, Strathclyde, 18 miles southeast of Glasgow on the A70
Tel: 01555 851657    Web: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

A 14th century church with 16th century clock tower with the oldest working clock in Scotland. The mausoleum contains the grave of Sir James Douglas, known as the "Black Douglas" and also that of the 5th Earl of Angus, known as "Bell the Cat".

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