Inchcolm Abbey

Inchcolm Abbey, September 2012.

Inchcolm Abbey is a medieval abbey on the island of Inchcolm, Firth of Forth. A 12th century Priory, given full Abbey status in 1235. Fell into disuse after the Scottish Reformation in 1560.

It’s location gives the island┬ástrategic military importance in defending Edinburgh and controlling access to the Forth. Access by boat, well worth a visit for those in the area.

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