Through the centuries, the Scottish Borders have been witness to some of the most dramatic and violent events in UK history with monarchs often tussling for power in the region alongside the great cattle rustling barons of the infamous Border Reivers. This disruptive history has left its mark on the local churches, making them fascinating places to visit and explore.
Packed with vital and practical information, this handy guide enables both locals and visitors to explore and discover the hidden history of the Borders and East Lothian. John Humes fascinating and in-depth introduction to the area sheds considerable light on the cultural background of the local churches and the incredible human stories of the people who built and use them.
*8 pages of colour photos
SCOTLAND'S CHURCHES SCHEME is a charity which promotes spiritual understanding in a multi-denominational context by enabling the public to appreciate all buildings designed for worship and active as living churches. It promotes the common purpose of mission and education by opening Scotland's churches and welcoming visitors, tourists and pilgrims.
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