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MAISON DIEU CHAPEL (Ruin) A.D. 1256 Maison Dieu Chapel (Ruin)

Maison Dieu Chapel (Ruin)
Maison Dieu Chapel (Ruin)
Maison Dieu Chapel (Ruin)
Mr. Daniel Macintosh
New Stat [Statistical] Account
Mr. John Lawrence,
Mr. Black, Town Clerk
Keith's Catalogue of Bishops
027 A ruin, being the only remains left of a very ancient chapel.
"William de Brechin, is said, in 1256, to have founded the chapel, called Maison de Dieu, for the repose of the souls of the Kings William & Alexander, and his brother, John, Earl of Chester and Huntingdon, of Henry his father, and Juliana his mother. part of the walls of the Chapel still remain; they are situated in Maisondieu Lane, and they prove the chapel had been originally an elegant little building "
History of Brechin by Mr Black, Town Clerk
CLERK STREET [Brechin] Clerk Street
Clerk Street
Clerk Street
Corner Tickets
Mr. Daniel Macintosh
Mr. John Lawrence
027 A Street leading Southerly from the Distillery and terminating at the end of Panmure Street,
BRECHIN HOTEL Brechin Inn & Hotel
Brechin Inn & Hotel
Brechin Inn & Hotel
Sign Board
Mr. Daniel Macintosh
Mr. Lawrence
027 A large Inn and Hotel at the south end of Clerk Street, attached are Stables and coach house facing Panmure Street

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Maison Dieu Chapel [note]
"Part of the front & east walls of the hospital still stands
in the Vennel (a lane in the Timber Market) presenting
several fine though decayed points of Early English Archi-
tecture, with piscina and ambry, & the original mason-
marks are still visible on many of the stones. It had
never been a building of great extent & probably these
are the ruins of the Chapel which was erected by
Sir Wiliam of Brechin" Memorials of Angus & Mearns

"In a lane at the back of the town are some remains
of the Ancient Chapel of Maison Dieu, founded by Sir
William de Brechin, in 1256 & confirmed by James III in 1477." Fullartons Gazetteer

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