Melrose Abbey founded in 1138, Scotland

Melrose Abbey (St Mary's Abbey) was founded in The east end of the abbey was completed in Other buildings in the complex were added over the next 50 years. A structure dating from 1590 is maintained as a museum open to the public.

Melrose Abbey is a Gothic-style abbey in Melrose, Scotland. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks on the request of King David I of Scotland.  The last abbot was James Stewart, natural son of James V, who died in 1559.Scottish kings and nobles are buried at the abbey. The embalmed heart of Robert the Bruce is also said to rest on the abbey's grounds, while the rest of his body is buried in Dunfermline Abbey.

Architecture - Abandoned Places - Craigmillar Castle is a ruined medieval castle, located three miles south-east of the center of Edinburgh.

Melrose Abbey, Scotland. Melrose Abbey is a Gothic-style abbey in Melrose, Scotland. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks, on the request of King David I of Scotland. It was headed by the Abbot or Commendator of Melrose. Today the abbey is maintained by Historic Scotland.

Melrose Abbey is a Gothic-style abbey in Melrose, Scotland. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks, on the request of King David I of Scotland. It was headed by the Abbot or Commendator of Melrose. Today the abbey is maintained by Historic Scotland.

MELROSE ABBEY where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried.

Melrose Abbey, Melrose, Scottish Borders, where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried. Robert is my Great Grandfather.

Robert the Bruce's heart casket, Melrose Abbey, Borders, Scotland

Robert the Bruce's heart casket, Melrose Abbey, Borders, Scotland photo©jadoretotravel

The marker over the place where Robert the Bruce's heart is buried. James Douglas  (the Black Douglas) was chosen by Robert the Bruce to carry his heart to it's final resting place.

Massive bronze proof melrose abbey scotland~1975 european archectural~free ship~

Burial marker for heart of Robert the Bruce - Melrose Abbey, Scotland.separate heart burials where common for kings in medievil times.

MELROSE ABBEY  This is Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried and where Michael Scott the wizard is reputedly buried.

This is Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried and where Michael Scott the wizard is reputedly buried. My wife says she is descended from him so that explains the Quidditch stick in the shed.

Melrose Abbey Scotland was one of the richest and most powerful abbeys in Scotland. As you explore is still significant ruins, there is a special atmosphere as you imagine all that happened there. Discover the abbey in video and photos, and get info to pl

Discover Melrose Abbey Scotland - Video, Photos, Practical Info

Explore one of the richest and most powerful medieval abbeys: Melrose Abbey Scotland - Video, Photos and Info to plan your visit

Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry.

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Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders, Scotland (myinstascotland, photographer)

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