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Jedburgh Abbey

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Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland
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Jedburgh Abbey is built on a somewhat sloping site, which is unusual among medieval monasteries that I have visited. Very little remains of the abbey buildings beyond the church. A set of stairs leads to a sort of gallery at one end of the church nave, where you can look down the aisle to the west end, past row upon row of symmetrical columns. I had to wait for ages to get this photo as fellow visitors kept wandering through the nave just as I was about to press the shutter.

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