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Melrose Abbey, Scottish Borders


  • Located in Melrose, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland
  • The emblamed heart of Robert the Bruce supposedly buried in its grounds
  • Melrose Abbey has a violent history
  • Richard II burned the Abbey in 1385
  • Henry VIII's amry damaged it in 1544
  • Oliver Cromwell's army bombarded it during The English Civil War
  • Founded in 1136, Melrose Abbey is the burial place of a number of Scottish kings
  • It is managed by Historic Scotland

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www.historic-scotland.gov.uk
Melrose Abbey, Scottish Borders


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Less than a mile away.

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