Glasgow Cathedral

a young visitor"s guide

Publisher: Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow

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ContributionsMackintosh School of Architecture.
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Number of Pages18
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ISBN 100951152807

Discover Glasgow Cathedral's Hebrew Inscriptions in Glasgow, Scotland: In the depths of Glasgow Cathedral's crypt, one pillar stands out from all others.   Glasgow Cathedral, also sometimes known as St Mungo’s Cathedral, is a medieval church in the centre of Glasgow, with strong links to the foundation of the city. It was built between the late 12th and 15th centuries and houses the tomb of St Mungo, the founder and patron saint of Glasgow. MLA Format. George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Glasgow, Glasgow Cathedral." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.   one of the very rare exampels of a medieval cathedral in scotland with its roof still on. its is one of only two surviveing medieval buildings surviving in cental glasgow. its hard to believe that glasgow with its street grid system and magnificant stone buildigs from the 18th & 19th cent. was a medieval city. its a small catherdral but well worth a visit.5/5(3K).

In the old part of Glasgow, next door to the Glasgow Cathedral, this 19th century, Scottish Baronial-style building has been beautifully converted into a unique 8-bedroom hotel.. Perfectly complimenting the hotel’s origins, all rooms reflect the shape and quirkiness of the layout of the Victorian architecture/10(). Also known as the Cathedral of St. Kentigern or St. Mungo's, Glasgow Cathedral dates to the 13th century. The edifice is mainland Scotland's only complete medieval cathedral - the most important ecclesiastical building of that era in the entire country. Unlike other cathedrals across Scotland, this 2/3(1). Book a vacation photographer in Glasgow at Glasgow Cathedral! Capture family vacations, honeymoon, engagement trips or proposals with Flytographer. The cathedral features arcades, buttresses, tracery windows and three vaulted aisles at the presbytery and choir. The church is reputedly built over the site of St. Mungo's original Christian community; the saint's tomb is located in the cathedral's crypt. Glasgow cathedral also boasts a stunning collection of Postmodern English stained glass.

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: The Book of Glasgow Cathedral: A History and Description (Classic Reprint) (): George Eyre-Todd: BooksPrice: $   To commemorate the th anniversary of the birth of this undeservedly neglected figure () and the th anniversary of the end of World War I (), a new book has been written by Cathedral Elder Andrew Ralston and published by the Society of Friends of Glasgow Cathedral under the title: ‘Lauchlan MacLean Watt: Preacher, Poet and Piping Padre’ (retail price: £).

All proceeds. Jedburgh was within the Glasgow Cathedral book of Glasgow, and the choir and transept of the abbey church (if nothing more) were erected during the episcopate of Achaius.

The transept projects but slightly beyond the. Glasgow Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in Scotland and the only one to survive the Scottish Reformation of the 15th century intact. Officially named as St. Kentigern's — but usually known as St.

Mungos — it is the property of the Crown, rather than of any church and looked after by a government agency, Historic Environment Scotland. Glasgow Cathedral is widely recognised as one of the top tourist sights in the city, a distinction that’s totally justified in my opinion because this building is one of the most beautiful in Glasgow, if not the whole of Scotland.

The Painted Windows of Glasgow Cathedral (Dougan Add. ) is a volume containing 43 photographs taken by Thomas Annan, Glasgow’s famous pioneering photographer who is best known for his Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow. The book was published by Annan in the city inand was dedicated to Queen Victoria and ‘the Noblemen and Gentlemen.

Glasgow Cathedral is open: Sun - Sun PM - PM; Mon - Sat AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/5(3K).

Gray said Glasgow Cathedral was the only location he purposefully visited to make notes about during the writing of the novel; all other locations he wrote about from memory. Genesis. Gray began writing the novel as a student in Book One was written bybut he was unsuccessful in Author: Alasdair Gray.

Clicking on the Glasgow Cathedral Banner above will bring you back to this page. We hope Glasgow Cathedral book can access our various resources with ease. During this time, the work of the Cathedral continues and we are grateful for the financial support of the congregation both within the Cathedral and throughout the world who attend our services online.

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Dating back to medieval times, Glasgow Cathedral is the only medieval cathedral on Scotland’s mainland to have survived the Reformation almost fully intact.

A magnificent Gothic construction, it features stained-glass windows, a 15th-century stone choir screen, and the tomb of St. Mungo, Glasgow’s patron saint.

Glasgow Cathedral is some ft (87m) long by 63ft (20m) wide, and the nave roof is ft (32m) high. The towering internal spaces are enhanced by the apparent narrowness of the central potions of the nave and the choir, and by the very short transepts, which don't extend beyond the nave and choir walls.

The Book of Glasgow Cathedral A History and Description on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Book of Glasgow Cathedral A History and Description. Book Now. Glasgow Cathedral is also known as "High Kirk of Glasgow" or "St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral".

This medieval cathedral is a very important part of the lovely gothic architecture of Scotland. The church is indubitably stunning. The stone architecture is a matter of great pride for the place as well/5. Cathedral guides, identifiable by their blue robes, are happy to answer any of your questions or provide a tour.

With an active congregation, the cathedral holds regular services you are welcome to join. Plan to visit Glasgow Cathedral and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Glasgow attractions using our Glasgow trip itinerary maker on: Glasgow Royal Infirmary Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF Scotland.

Get this from a library. The book of Glasgow Cathedral: a history and description. [Stephen Adam; Gerald Cinamon; J A Duncan; George Eyre-Todd; J F S Gordon; John Honeyman; A H Millar; Talwin Morris; P M'Adam Muir; James Paton; Herbert Railton; David Small; Glasgow Cathedral (Glasgow, Scotland); Morison Brothers,;].

Glasgow Cathedral, also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral, is the oldest cathedral on mainland Scotland and is the oldest building in Glasgow.

Since the Reformation the cathedral continues in public ownership, within the responsibility of Historic Environment y: Scotland. Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow, United Kingdom. 2, likes 97 talking about this 54, were here. Welcome to the Facebook page of Glasgow Cathedral - a medieval cathedral which has an active Followers: 3K.

Prices and opening times. Admission to Glasgow Cathedral is free. Our new audio guide is available on site with the following prices: Adult: £ Concession: £ Child: £ 20% discount applies for Historic Scotland members and Explorer Pass holders. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Cathedral House then became the property of the Glasgow Cathedral and was used for choir practice, Sunday school and as living accommodation for some of the people which worked for the Cathedral.

Cathedral House became a hotel approximately 30 years ago and was purchased by Shane and Laura McKenzie in October Glasgow Cathedral is built on the site where St Kentigern, or Mungo, is thought to have been buried in AD St Kentigern was the first bishop within the ancient British kingdom of Strathclyde, and the present cathedral was built during the 13th - 15th centuries.

Admire carved stone bosses on the ceiling of the Blackadder Aisle, and one of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh, Glasgow Cathedral.

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We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(). Book your tickets online for Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow: See 2, reviews, articles, and 2, photos of Glasgow Cathedral, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Glasgow/5(3K). The modern and vibrant city of Glasgow features a splendid monument dating back to the Middle Ages: the 12th-century Glasgow Cathedral, also known as High Kirk of Glasgow, St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral.

The dark spire and green roofs proudly tower over the city’s contemporary buildings. The tomb of the eponymous Scottish saint and the beautiful Victorian cemetery draw many visitors.

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Each room has its own design and character and many of the rooms have unparalleled views of Glasgow Cathedral and the stunning Necropolis. All of our quirky rooms have handmade beds, crisp cotton linen and monsoon showers. Book a vacation photographer in Glasgow at Glasgow Cathedral and the Necropolis.

Capture family vacations, honeymoon, engagement trips or proposals with Flytographer. Glasgow Cathedral stands near the heart of Scotland’s largest city. It’s the only medieval cathedral on the Scottish mainland to have survived the Protestant Reformation of virtually intact.

Around it there used to be a chanonry – a precinct where the bishops (and, later, archbishops) and clergy lived. Visit Glasgow Cathedral to see one of Scotland’s most revered Gothic buildings and impressive stained-glass windows.

See remnants of Scotland’s medieval history and learn tales about long-lost heroes. Glasgow Cathedral is the pride of the city. The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian garden cemetery sited on a hill overlooking Glasgow Cathedral that’s the final resting place of fifty thousand Scots.

Category: Park, Religious site Suitable for ages: 0 to 10 years, 11 to 18 years, 18+ years, 65+ years.Catalogue The book of Glasgow Cathedral: a history and description The book of Glasgow Cathedral: a history and description.

Copies 3 & 4: unnumbered. Publisher's device to verso of title page. Photographic frontispiece of Cathedral. Printed by McFarlane & Erskine, Edinburgh.Book your hotel near Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow: up to an extra 10% off for members of Le Club Accor Hotels near Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow: book with Menu.