Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey was the first Cistercian monastery in Scotland and is the resting place of the heart of its most famous King, Robert the Bruce. They’re not quite sure exactly where in the Abbey grounds it is buried though.

Abbey panorama:-

Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey

Location of lavatorium (wash place):-

Lavatorium, Melrose Abbey

Pig decoration:-

Melrose Abbey, Pig Decoration

Another pig decoration:-

Pig Decoration Melrose Abbey

It seems the builders were fond of pigs:-

Melrose Abbey Another Pig Decoration

Coat of arms decoration:-

Melrose Abbey Decoration

Vaulting of a later church:-

Melrose Abbey, Vaulting of Later Church

Part of Abbey:-

Melrose Abbey

View of Melrose from Abbey Roof:-

Melrose From Roof of Melrose Abbey

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