Dorothy Dunnett

Rosslyn Chapel and Castle

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Some of the richly decorated arches The main ceiling of the Chapel
The Apprentice Pillar One of the astonishing sections of carved decoration at the top of the supporting pillars
The "green man" - a pagan symbol that is more often found in churches of the south -east of England One of the other pillars adjoining the Apprentice Pillar. I'm told that this one was re-discovered in renovation work having been rendered over to hide the decoration
Close-up of the top of the pillar
 
The restored part of the castle in the blue light of a bitterly cold January day just after sunset.  

 

 

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