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Palace, abbey-church and environs of Holyroodhouse with a historical sketch

Great Britain. Works and Planning, Ministry of.

Palace, abbey-church and environs of Holyroodhouse with a historical sketch

by Great Britain. Works and Planning, Ministry of.

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Published by H.M. Stationery Office in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holyrood

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: H.M. Office of Works [Ancient monuments and historic buildings] Official guide.

    Statementby the Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell.
    ContributionsMaxwell, Herbert, Sir.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 154 p. illus., plans (part fold.)
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15160913M

      Palace of Holyroodhouse: Do the Garden Tour - traveler reviews, 6, candid photos, and great deals for Edinburgh, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).   Members of the general public from all walks of life receive their honours from The Queen in Edinburgh.

    Access to Holyrood Abbey is through the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence in Scotland. To visit the Abbey you must pay the entrance fee to the Palace of Holyroodhouse (this includes Historic Scotland Members and Explorer Pass holders). 20% discount for Historic. Holyroodhouse Palace is listed category A. Construction of the quadrangular palace was begun by James IV in , but the only surviving part of the earliest buildings is the north-west tower which dates from The main part of the Palace was rebuilt between to the design of Sir William Bruce and Robert Mylne, master mason.

      Edinburgh became the capital of Scotland in the 15 th century, and the guest house of the Abbey of Holyrood was used more and more frequently by the royal family, apparently in preference to the fortress of Edinburgh Castle. James I of Scotland’s twin sons were born within the Abbey in , and his queen Mary of Gueldres was crowned there in Holyrood Abbey Church was a congregation of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh, was based in a late-Victorian church building on London Road, Abbeyhill, around miles ( km) north of Holyrood church building was opened in December as Abbeyhill United Free building is now used by the congregation of Meadowbank Church of Scotland, Edinburgh.


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