2 edition of Excavations at Govan Old Parish Church, 1994 found in the catalog.
Excavations at Govan Old Parish Church, 1994
Irene S. Cullen
|Statement||Irene S. Cullen and Stephen T. Driscoll.|
|Series||GUARD -- 175|
|Contributions||Driscoll, Stephen T., University of Glasgow. Archaeological Research Division.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||49|
Govan’s new riverside walkway is now open to the public and the transformation is fabulous. The stunning new pathway, which creates access to Govan Old along the waterfront from Water Row to Wanlock Street, restores access to this part of the riverside for the first time since the closure of the Harland & Wolff Shipyard. Church Overview. Affectionately called ‘the people’s cathedral’, Govan Old Church is the oldest place of worship in Glasgow; the churchyard dates back to Celtic times. Govan has remarkable heritage of early Christian carved stones. No fewer than thirty-one monuments survive, mostly intact and highly decorated.
Archaeological excavations in the s revealed evidence of burials in the churchyard dating back to 5th and 6th centuries. Visit Govan Old Church and discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9th – 11th centuries to commemorate the power of . We are a independent charity working to inspire communities and people to discover, explore and enjoy Scotland’s past. We coordinate the Scottish Archaeology Month in September – a bonanza of events across Scotland, campaign for the best interests for Scotland’s heritage, run Adopt-a-Monument for community groups, promote the use of archaeology in the classroom and lifelong learning and.
Govan Parish pre boundary (mapped onto modern OS OpenData basemap) Govan Parish pre boundary PDF: Boundary GOVAN PARISH BOUNDARIES At its greatest extent the parish stretched from Braehead and Cardonald in the west to Gorbals and Polmadie in the east, and Anniesland Toll and Maryhill in the north to Pollokshields and Dumbreck in the south. © by Glasgow: Govan and Linthouse Parish, Church of Scotland is a registered Scottish Charity. Registration Number SC
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Govan Old Parish Church is the name of the original parish church serving Govan in Glasgow from the 6th century until In that year, the Church of Scotland united the two Govan congregations with Linthouse and established the parish church at Govan Cross, making Govan Old redundant.
Govan Old Church is no longer used for regular Sunday services, but the building remains a place of worship. Trial excavations at Govan Old Parish Church Driscoll, S.T. () Trial excavations at Govan Old Parish Church.
Annual Report of the Society of Friends of Govan Old, 5, pp. Preview. Text 12MB: Abstract. No abstract available. Articles. Church. Stained Glass. Sculpture. Contact. Govan Old Parish Church Graveyard. By Betty Willshire, M.A., F.S.A. Scot. In a lecture given by Mr. Andrew Wallace, clerk to the Govan Parish Council in the time of the Reverend Dr.
John Macleod, there are some interesting references to Govan as it. Friends of Govan Old Govan Old Church The present building, designed by the distinguished Scottish architect Robert Rowand Anderson and completed inis the fourth parish church on a site where archaeological excavations have revealed Christ ian burials dating back to at least the 6th century and some believe pre-Christ ian worship took place.
The picture of mediaeval Govan presented in our Outline History is very limited because two essential works had not been consulted, although Brotche (, p) had been able to make use of the first in his History of one of the minute books of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, Cuthbert Simson's Protocol Book, published as long ago as ; secondly Annie Dunlop's Doctoral thesis.
Archaeological fieldwork and excavations of Govan Old Church took place betweenwith the Time Team fiming a documentary based on the excavations. Govan Old Parish Church. Several burials were discovered which were radio carbon dated to the 5th and 6th centuries. 1994 book among the finds were medieval pottery and shale fragments.
Discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9thth centuries to commemorate the power of those who ruled the Kingdom of Strathclyde. One of Glasgow’s most important historical and cultural assets, explore the 31 monuments within the beautiful setting of Govan Old Church.
Driscoll S T and Cullen I S'Govan Old Parish Church trial excavations (Govan parish)', DISCOVERY EXCAV SCOT, Driscoll S T and Will B'Govan Old Parish Church and Water Row (Govan parish), medieval church and settlement', DISCOVERY EXCAV SCOT, Govan’s old church has an obvious part to play: in one sense, this is Scotland’s richest parish.
Govan Old Parish Church, Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow, Strathclyde G51 3AQ LR: NS GPS: N W Govan Subway station m Directions: The church is open to visitors from early June to late September on Weds.
Govan Old Parish Church (C of S) [NAT] OS map, The church of Govan was a prebend of Glasgow. It was dedicated to St Constantine who was buried at Govan. On 13th Julythe teinds of Govan were granted to the University of Glasgow, and the Principal of the University ex officio was appointed minister of the parish.
Discover the history of Govan Old Parish Church - the oldest place of worship in Glasgow. The fourth church to stand on this ancient site, some of Scotland's most important early Christian stones were found here which date from Why not download the Clyde Waterfront Heritage Guide to.
Research Interests. My primary interests revolve around the Early Medieval Celtic world, with a particular focus on the Early Historic period in Scotland. This has drawn me into e. Hotels near Govan Old Parish Church, Glasgow on Tripadvisor: F traveler reviews, 51, candid photos, and prices for 30 hotels near Govan Old Parish Church in Glasgow, Scotland.
Hotels near Govan Old Parish Church: ( km) Retro style 1 bed cottage in trendy west Glasgow ( km) An Edwardian Gem - Queensgate House ( km) Manor Park Guest House ( km) Travelodge Glasgow Govan ( km) Caird Drive; View all hotels near Govan Old Parish Church on Tripadvisor/5(). Govan Old Church is an A-listed building of architectural and historic interest just a few minutes walk from Fairfield and beside the Pearce Institute at Govan Cross.
It stands on the site of the site of the oldest known Christian settlement on the Clyde and is the successor there to four or five previous churches dating back to – AD. Excavations conducted in and in the graveyard of Govan Old Parish Church highlighted; c.5th-6th century burials, on-site shale jewellery production, pre-Norman boulder foundations (probably relating to an early timber church) and a metaled pathway which led from the church in the direction of the Doomster Hill (which may have served.
The nearby Govan and Linthouse Church was built in It was designed by Robert Baldie with a simple three-gabled façade and no tower. The church has had numerous identities over the years.
Originally named as St Mary Govan Free Church, it became St. Mary’s Church of Scotland in September after the union of the denominations.
Hotel vicino a Govan Old Parish Church: ( km) Retro style 1 bed cottage in trendy west Glasgow ( km) An Edwardian Gem - Queensgate House ( km) Manor Park Guest House ( km) Travelodge Glasgow Govan ( km) Caird Drive; Vedi tutti gli /5().
Learn more about early Christian stones at Govan with the Clyde Waterfront Heritage Guide. Some of Scotland's most important Christian tombstones have been found at Govan Old Parish Church in Glasgow, including an elaborately carved stone coffin known as The Govan Sarcophagus.
Why not download the Heritage guide to find out more. Cathcart Old Parish Church, Glasgow, United Kingdom. likes. Church of Scotland Church in the heart of the community Scottish Charity SC Home of Glasgow the Caring City Charity Followers:. 2 Part 1 – The Opening Day - Friday 21st October Tours, Exhibition Launch and Workshop/Seminar Sharings Session 1 - or – (note optional start times) – History, Art and Spirituality in Govan: the Ancient Carved Stones of Govan Old Parish Church with the Rev Dr Moyna McGlynn and welcome by conference curator, Alastair McIntosh.
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