St. Peter's Kirk & Parish Cross

Elgin, United Kingdom

St. Peter's Kirk & Parish Cross is first mentioned in a charter from 1190 The church was probably built by Freskin de Moray, who also constructed the mighty Duffus Castle nearby.

The church was badly damaged in the early 1300s during the Wars of Independence. It is situated in an situated in an idyllic location among mature trees. A rare medieval ‘mercat’ cross survives among the grave stones.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Carlos Villalobos (2 years ago)
Old church ruin with gravesites. Nice place to relax, quiet. Usually no one there.
Florian C (4 years ago)
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Drew Fountain (4 years ago)
Pretty abandoned church ruins, but without any eerie feelings . Enjoyed the visit
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