Dryburgh Abbey Photos

The romantic ruins of Dryburgh Abbey (12th-15th C) near Melrose was a site that Sir Walter Scott protected and which later became the site of his family tomb. It is run as museum by Historic Scotland (HES).

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Western doorway ruin of Dryburgh Abbey run as museum by Historic Scotland.Ruins of Dryburgh Abbey run as museum by Historic Scotland.Dryburgh Abbey north transept used for Sir Walter Scott & family's grave. Scotland.Dryburgh Abbey north transept used for Sir Walter Scott's grave. Scotland.
Western doorway ruin of Dryburgh Abbey (15th C) run as museum by Historic Scotland (HES). Scotland.Ruins of Dryburgh Abbey (12th C) run as museum by Historic Scotland (HES). Scotland.Dryburgh Abbey north transept used for Sir Walter Scott & family's grave. Scotland.Dryburgh Abbey north transept used for Sir Walter Scott's grave. Scotland.
Tomb of Sir Walter Scott at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Tombstones at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Lichens at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Tombstone at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Tomb of Sir Walter Scott at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Tombstones at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Lichens at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Tombstone at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Cloister area at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Ruined walls at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Chapel walls at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Carved Romanesque east processional doorway arch at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Cloister area at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Ruined walls at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Chapel walls at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Carved Romanesque east processional doorway arch (late 12th C) at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Chapter house at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Gatehouse & bridge at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.King James obelisk by George Burnet honoring kings James I & II at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.James II of King of Scots arms carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Chapter house at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Gatehouse & bridge (16th C) at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.King James obelisk (1794) by George Burnet honoring kings James I & II at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.James II of King of Scots arms carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
James II of King of Scots carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland."Erected by the right Hon David Steuart Erskine the Earl of Buchan" carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.King James obelisk by George Burnet honoring kings James I & II at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.James I of King of Scots carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
James II of King of Scots carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland."Erected by the right Hon David Steuart Erskine the Earl of Buchan" carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.King James obelisk (1794) by George Burnet honoring kings James I & II at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.James I of King of Scots carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
James I of King of Scots arms carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Relief of abbey's founder, Hugh de Moreville, carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Yew tree <i>Taxus baccata</i> at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Tombstone with Adam & Eve in Garden of Eden at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
James I of King of Scots arms carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Relief of abbey's founder, Hugh de Moreville, carved on King James obelisk at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Yew tree Taxus baccata at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Tombstone (18th C) with Adam & Eve in Garden of Eden at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Ceiling boss carved with lamb at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Vault boss carved with St. Andrew on saltire cross at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Carved stone corbel with leaves at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Carved stone keystone with face at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Ceiling boss carved with lamb (Agnus Dei) at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Vault boss carved with St. Andrew on saltire cross at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Carved stone corbel with leaves at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Carved stone keystone with face at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.
Carved stone with shield at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Hotel beside Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.

Carved stone with shield at Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.Hotel beside Dryburgh Abbey. Scotland.


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