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ABBEY (12th Century) (Site of) ST MARY'S CHURCH (Ruins of) Site of Abbey
St. Mary's Church (Ruins of)
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Small Circular arches supported by slender shafts, that had when entire, run round the walls of the choir, over the massive Saxon arches: these belong to the Norman Style. There are likewise some fragments of early English in the centre tower. Kelso Abbey exhibits as perfect an example of interlacing arches as is to be found in the Kingdom; thus, it is believed by many learned authors, that the Gothic, or pointed Style, took its rise from the intermediate form of interlacing Arches. They were first used by the Norman architects, as mere ornaments, carried round to relieve the dead walls of their Churches; and, soon after, the Circular headed windows were abandoned, and long narrow pointed windows were substituted, which gradually merged into what is called the early English Gothic." Annals of Teviotdale. Pages 107 and 108.

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Town of Kelso Sheet No.8
[Signed] W. Beatty

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