St Magnus Cathedral Photos

Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
The west front of St Magnus Cathedral, facing onto the High Street in Kirkwall
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
The south front and tower
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
Aisle door in the west front. Here you can see the beautifully constructed Gothic arches of alternating red and white stone
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
Iron strapwork supporting the medieval west door of St Magnus
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
Beautifully carved aisle arcading. This is indicative of the superb medial detailing of the cathedral interior
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
Arches in the north aisle
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
Triforium and clerestory of the nave
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
The tomb of William Balfour Baikie, explorer and missionary
Photo of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
The bones of St Magnus the Martyr (died c.1116) are said to be buried within this pillar in the sounth aisle

Related:
St Magnus Cathedral visitor information
Historic churches in Orkney

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