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Scotland 2

 

(Many thanks to John Ibbotson for his assistance in completing this section of the Gazetteer)

 

Historical Counties of Scotland are used for this section

 

Lothian, Orkney, Midlothian, Shetland, Strathclyde, Tayside, Western Isles, West Lothian

 

 

LOTHIAN

 

Place: Aberlady, Churchyard

Location: Gravestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Athelstaneford, Churchyard

Location: Gravestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Corstorphine, Graveyard

Location: Headstone with huge dragon-like GM

Date: C18th

Source: CH

 

Place: Dalmeny Church

Location: Exterior, S doorway - capitals (eroded)

Date: C12th

Source: CH

 

Place: Dunglass Collegiate, St Mary

Location: Crossing, chancel arch - capitals (2); Exterior - ends of N & W parapets (eroded)

Date: Capitals 1440 otherwise ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Edinburgh, Greyfriars

Location: Grave to Milne family: master-masons to kings of Scotland

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Edinburgh, Museum of Scotland

Location: Several items: cabinet; banner; panels; aumbry canopy

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Edinburgh, Potter Row, University

Location: Facade

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Edinburgh,  Princes St, Jenners

Location: Facade

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Edinburgh, Royal Museum

Location: Examples from India

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Edinburgh, St Giles Cathedral

Location: Various: GM on arch above 39-45 War memorial; one on stop; crossing - corbels (2 GM, gilded, very fine); capitals. 90 GM reported here!

Date: ?

Source: CH; F&GD

 

Place: Edinburgh, The Trinity Apse

Location: End of 1st bay from W on the S side

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Haddington, St Mary

Location: Exterior, N & S parapet - frieze; W front - capitals, parapet, doorway; exterior, S side - window stops; interior, W foyer & nave - corbels (2)

Date: Ranging from C15th to C19th

Source: CH

 

Place: Mid Calder Parish Church

Location: E window terminal: may be recent as there is a Victorian reference to a shield in this spot

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Pencaitland Churchyard

Location: Tablestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Prestonkirk

Location:  Porch fragment now in Manse garden

Date: C15th

Source: CH

 

Place: Rosslyn Chapel

Location:  Numerous GM in this Chapel (c100!): choir - pendants; capitals; frieze; window stops etc

Date: Mostly C14th and C15th

Source: CH ; RH; F&GD

 

Place: Seton Collegiate

Location:  Interior W wall, capitals; N transept, tomb, canopy frieze; Choir, S side, corbel on vault rib

Date: C15th and C16th

Source: CH

 

Place: Stenton Churchyard

Location:  Gravestones (2)

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Tranent Churchyard

Location:  Gravestone and tablestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

ORKNEY

 

 

 

 

MIDLOTHIAN

 

Place: Corstorphine, Auld Kirk

Location: Grave of Frances Gloag

Date: 1735

Source: CH

 

Place: Glencorse, Auld Kirk

Location:  Grave of Patrick Proudfoot

Date: 1742

Source: CH

 

 

SHETLAND

 

 

 

 

STRATHCLYDE

 

Place: Cumnock, Royal Hotel

Location: Gateway

Date: C20th

Source: CH

 

Place: Douglas, St Bryde’s Chapel

Location:  Capital fragment; tomb canopy

Date: Capital C12th; canopy 1438

Source: CH

 

Place: Glasgow Cathedral

Location: Capitals; corbels; Blackadder Aisle - bosses

Date: C13th

Source: CH

Place: Glasgow, Burrell Collection

Location: Portal from Montron near Thierry, France; German tapestry showing wild men

Date: Portal C12th; Tapestry C15th?

Source: CH

 

 

Many thanks to Vanessa Piggott who sourced the information below regarding green men images on objects in Glasgow's Museums. Any of these objects should be able to be viewed with plenty of prior notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Place: Kilbirnie, Auld Kirk

Location: 2 GM on the sounding board of the pulpit

Date: 1620

Source: CH

 

Place: Kilmartin

Location: Nave - corbel

Date: Modern?

Source: CH

 

 

TAYSIDE

 

Place: Brechin Cathedral

Location: Exterior - 2 animal corbels

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Dundee, St Mary Magdalene

Location: Exterior - 2 above W door, S side of tower

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Dundee, Post Office

Location: Facade

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Dundee, Euclid Crescent

Location: Pediments

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Dundee, “Other Church”?

Location: Interior - corbels over wall memorials

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Dunkeld Cathedral

Location: Frieze of GM heads top of stair turret sited SW corner; S nave - corbel left of tower doorway (eroded)

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Glamis

Location: Gravestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Lundie

Location: Gravestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Newdosk (Nr Edzell)

Location: Gravestone

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Perth, High St & Methven St, Clydesdale Bank; Main Post Office

Location: Facades

Date: C19th

Source: CH

 

WESTERN ISLES

 

 

 

 

 

WEST LOTHIAN

 

Place: Carriden, Auld Kirk

Location: Grave of Alex Grinton

Date: 1766

Source: CH

 

Place: Linlithgow, St Michael

Location: Nave, NE chapel (now vestry) - corbel (defaced); exterior - S window, W doorway; reredos - frieze

Date: Reredos C19th otherwise ?

Source: CH