Elgin: St Giles’ Church & Elgin Cathedral

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Date: 22 August 2022

St Giles’ Church, High Street, Elgin 57.648682, -3.316048

Designed by Scottish architect Archibald Simpson (1790 – 1847), this Church of Scotland parish church was built in 1827 to replace the previous medieval building.

Elgin Cathedral 57.650395, -3.306499

The cathedral dates back to the 1200s and the ruins are in the care of Historic Scotland.

4 thoughts on “Elgin: St Giles’ Church & Elgin Cathedral

  1. With your keen eye and good sense of perspective, you have given us a wonderful idea of the height of these buildings. A love the juxtaposition of the new and the old. We have an Elgin in the Western Cape in a fertile area well known its grapes (and thus wines) as well as apple and pear orchards.

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    • Thank you so much, Anne. Interesting to hear that you have an Elgin too. Not sure about wine, but our Elgin has several whisky distilleries in the area! πŸ₯ƒ

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    • Thanks, Fraggs! And luckily most of it can be seen from outside its perimeter fence πŸ™ƒ

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