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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Carved stone head, Dundrennan Abbey

Period:
Medieval
Description:

Dundrennan Abbey was a Cistercian monastery established in the 12th century by Fergus, Lord of Galloway.  The extensive ruins of the abbey are managed and maintained by Historic Scotland.

 

Carved sandstone head, probably from an architectural feature on the external walls of one of the Dundrennan Abbey buildings.

Materials/Media:
stone
Dimensions:
approximately round 120mm diameter
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
STEWM:1072
Digital Number:
SWST002n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council