Coldingham Priory

Borders Region

Little remains of what was once one of the region's most powerful monasteries before the Black Death then Oliver Cromwell reduced it to ruins. The current church was rebuilt in Victorian times, but is barely a fraction of the original size, which you can divine via some remaining foundations among the headstones of the cemetery. It's a pleasant, peaceful spot to stroll.

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