Elgin Cathedral, Moray: the east end
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/SCO/578 (ES1071)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Ruins ; Cathedrals|
NOTES: Know as the 'Lantern of the North', this cathedral was established at Elgin in 1224. The cathedral and chanonry were badly damaged by fire in 1270, 1390 and 1402. It was abandoned in 1560 and left to fall into steady decay.
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