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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdomen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1829-1833 (alteration); ca. 1350-1500 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date1350-1500en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-03T14:42:43Z
dc.date.available2013-10-03T14:42:43Z
dc.date.issued1350-1500en_US
dc.identifier236952en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2577en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/144703
dc.descriptionStained glass, Scottish Saints window, ca. 1903; detail, Saint Giles; Although there has been a church on the site since ca. 1130, the present building dates principally from the 14th century. The five nave bays, the transepts and four of the five choir bays were all built ca. 1365-1395. Additions including aisles, the distinctive crown spire and the raising of a clerestory over the nave were all made by 1500. The exterior was inappropriately refaced in ashlar by William Burn in 1829-1833. Most of the stained glass dates from 1872-1883, financed by William Chambers; this renovation also created a single interior space. The North and West windows are 20th century. St. Giles' was only a cathedral in its formal sense (i.e. the seat of a bishop) for two periods during the 17th century (1635-1638 and 1661-1689); it is now Church of Scotland (Presbyterian). The Order of the Thistle Chapel was designed by Robert S. Lorimer and finished in 1911. It contains stalls for the 16 knights, the Sovereign's stall and two Royal stalls. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ (accessed 6/22/2012)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; ashlar; stained glassen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectRestoration and conservationen_US
dc.subjectChurch of Scotlanden_US
dc.subjectrevival stylesen_US
dc.subjectGothic (Medieval)en_US
dc.titleSaint Giles' Cathedralen_US
dc.title.alternativeHigh Kirk of Edinburghen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-SC-E-SGC-C5en_US
vra.culturalContextBritish Scottish (Scots)en_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling), carving (processes), stained glassen_US
vra.worktypecathedralen_US
vra.worktypestained glass (visual work)en_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Scottish (Scots))en_US


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