By monkus


stone and metal.

To my eyes the metal just looks awful in context...a shame to the original craftsmen who built the tomb, surely we could do better...

Otherwise a chance encounter with the inside of a kirk; Corstorphine old parish to be exact. Another splendid building built upon dubious foundations....

from "A short history of..."

.....a recessed tomb bearing an effigy of an armoured knight. The figure is finely carved and although popularly believed to be that of Sir Adam Forrester who died in 1405, it could well be that of a succeeding member of that family, as the armour is of a design and fashion attributed by experts to a period some thirty years later.

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