Did You Know..
…that Dunfermline’s new Abbey Church was nearly built south, not east, of the old nave?
In The New Abbey Church, Jean Barclay tells us how the church was very nearly built between the medieval nave and the fratery. Dunfermline would have looked very different had that plan gone ahead.
Did you Know..
..that Robert Burns once rebuked his friend on the Abbey’s Black Stool?
Dr Jean Barclay tells the story of a visit by Burns to Dunfermline Abbey.