Melrose Abbey: east processional doorway

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Melrose Abbey © David Gill

Access between the great cloister and the abbey church was by a processional doorway on the north side of the church. It was situated adjacent to the monks’ quire.

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The joist holes supported the roof covering the walkways round the cloister.

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Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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