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Glenluce Abbey ruins

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Glenluce Abbey ruins
Glenluce, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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About the photo:

Glenluce Abbey is a ruined medieval abbey in a very quiet, secluded valley just east of Castle Kennedy in Dumfries and Galloway. The abbey is directly beside the Water of Luce, which runs down to Luce Bay. This photo shows part of the ruined abbey church, but the best feature of the abbey is the beautifully preserved chapter house, which dates to around 1500.

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