Videos tagged with "kirk"
Kirkintilloch, Scotland [01:09]
Town centre, near Forth & Clyde Canal.
Sculptured Stones Aberlemno Angus Scotland [01:07]
Tour Scotland video of photographs the Sculptured Stones on visit to Aberlemno, Angus. Aberlemno 1 is the central roadside stone. It is an unshaped standing stone, bearing incised Pictish symbols. Aberlemno 2 stone can be found in Aberlemno kirkyard, it is a shaped cross-slab, bearing Pictish symbols as well as Christian symbols in relief. On the rear of Aberlemno 2 is a scene showing human figures bearing weapons, apparently engaged in battle. Aberlemno 3 stone has an elaborately decorated ringed cross flanked by adoring angels on one side, and a hunting scene on the reverse, below two large Pictish symbols. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
Kirking of the Council Perth Perthshire Scotland [02:24]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of the Kirking of the Council on visit to Perth, Perthshire. A service known as the `Kirking of the Council and Dedication of the Common Good' is held each May in St. John's Kirk. The Provost, Councillors and Officials of Perth and Kinross Council come to the Kirk in procession. Voluntary organisations are invited to send representatives to the service. HMThe Queen is represented by the Lord Lieutenant, her representative in the area. Perth and District Pipe Band normally lead the parade. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
Saint Conan's Kirk Loch Awe Scotland [01:01]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of Saint Conan's Kirk on visit to Loch Awe in Argyll. This Scottish church was established as a chapel of ease by the Campbells of Innis Chonan. It is famous for the fragment of bone that is said to have come from Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
Amulree Perthshire Scotland [02:18]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of Amulree on visit to Highland Perthshire. Amulree was at the junction of three major droves. It formed part of the route Highland drovers would use to bring their livestock to the cattle market at Crieff and Falkirk. The Celtic place name was Ath Maol Ruibhe meaning Maol Rubha's ford. Its parish church contains copies of records of the large number of people who stayed there prior to mass emigration, mostly to North Easthope, Canada, in the early 19th Century. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.