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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Window glass, Glenluce Abbey

Period:
Medieval
Description:

A piece of rectangular coloured window glass known as a quarry. One face is green and the other face is dark brown, probably the result of oxidation.

 

Glenluce Abbey was founded in 1192 by Roland, Earl of Galloway. Glenluce was a Cistercian abbey and was visited by a number of Scottish monarchs travelling to St. Ninian's shrine at Whithorn.

Place of Discovery:
Glenluce Abbey
Materials/Media:
Glass
Dimensions:
54mm x 72mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1964.32
Digital Number:
SMAH 068
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council