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Whithorn and St Ninian

Peter Hill

Whithorn and St Ninian

the excavation of a monastic town, 1984-91

by Peter Hill

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Published by Sutton Publishing [for the] Whithorn Trust in Stroud, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ninian, -- Saint, -- d. 432?,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland -- Whithorn.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- Scotland -- Whithorn -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Archaeology, Medieval.,
  • Whithorn (Scotland) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [624]-637).

    Other titlesWhithorn and Saint Ninian, Whithorn & St Ninian
    StatementPeter Hill, with contributions from Ewan Campbell ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCampbell, Ewan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA890.W5 H55 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 643 p., [8] p. of col. plates :
    Number of Pages643
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21567670M
    ISBN 100750909129

    Situated only 4 miles from Whithorn Abbey, it is believed that this small sea cave was a retreat of St. Ninian, Scotland's first saint. Local tradition has it that St. Ninian used this quiet and secluded spot as a place of solitude and retreat. That book didn't happen, but I have found a far more intriguing method of telling my stories. A Very Private Grave takes my reader to St. Cuthbert's beloved Holy Isle of Lindisfarne, which I visited with my daughter; to St. Ninian's remote Whithorn in southwest Scotland; to St. Hilda's high windswept hill in Whitby; to The Venerable Bede's cozy.

    The Vita Sancti Niniani ("Life of Saint Ninian") or simply Vita Niniani ("Life of Ninian") is a Latin language Christian hagiography written in northern England in the midth century. Using two earlier Anglo-Latin sources, it was written by Ailred of Rievaulx seemingly at the request of a Bishop of is loosely based on the career of the early British churchman Uinniau or Finnian Author(s): Ailred of Rievaulx.   Whithorn was then Scotland’s foremost centre of pilgrimage (its most obvious rival, St Andrews, had recently experienced a decline in popularity). While the details of his life are still debated by scholars, St Ninian was almost certainly a real man who lived and worked at Whithorn .

    Steering Group Meeting at the Whithorn Trust Offices - Wednesday 28th October Trial walk from St Ninian's Cave to the Isle of Whithorn - Wednesday 28th October (for more information in this walk link to St Ninian's Cave to St Ninian's Chapel. The September meeting was held in the offices of Renfrewshire Council in Paisley. A few doors further along is the Whithorn Story Visitor Centre and Discovery Centre. Pass through the arch of the Pend and you start to get to grips with Whithorn's remarkable history. Directly ahead, at the end of a short lane, is the path leading up to the Parish Church of St Ninian, built in


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St Ninian’s Chapel In the 8th century a Latin poem ‘Miracula Nynie Episcopi’ was written by a monk at the monastery at Whithorn.

In the 12th century Ailred of Rievaulx wrote his “Life of St Ninian”. Whithorn & St. Ninian: The Excavations of a Monastic Town (Archaeology) 0th Edition by Ewan Campbell (Author), Peter Hill (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Peter Hill Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Wild Men and Holy Places St Ninian Whithorn and the Medieval Realm of Galloway Currently unavailable.

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Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. WILD MEN AND HOLY PLACES:WHITHORN AND MEDIEVAL REALM OF GALLOWAY By Daphne Brooke *Excellent Condition*.

Walk The Whithorn Way Guide Book. Find out more about the rich pilgrimage heritage of the route to Whithorn in our guidebook, “The Whithorn Way – a guide to the heritage of pilgrimage”. The guidebook covers the mediaeval heritage and points of interest Whithorn and St Ninian book all 13 segments of the Way.

Either way, after his death St Ninian was buried in Whithorn. He is commemorated in the names of many churches, including St Ninian's Chapel at Isle of Whithorn. And St Ninian's Cave, on the shore south west of Whithorn, has become a place of pilgrimage.

founded about ad by St. Ninian, who built a small whitewashed stone church—hence Whithorn, or “White House,” from the Anglo-Saxon Huitaern—on the site of which a monastery was built about St.

Ninian’s shrine was a popular place of pilgrimage until the Protestant Reformation. Robert I (the Bruce) visited. Whithorn, which itself has two shops exclusively selling secondhand books, is only ten miles from Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town Wigtown and surrounding area now has thirty book-related businesses, which include a cookery, art and wildlife specialists, a private press, a craft bookbinder, and bookshop-café.

St Ninians Priory Church COVID Update 18th March ; Coronavirus update – Church Buildings 14th March ; GLASSERTON & ISLE OF WHITHORN with ST NINIAN’S PRIORY CHURCH INTIMATIONS FOR MARCH 1st March The earliest mention of Ninian of Whithorn is in a short passage of The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Northumbrian monk Bede in ca.

The 9th-century poem Miracula Nyniae Episcopi records some of the miracles attributed to him. A Life of Saint Ninian (Vita Sancti Niniani) was written around by Ailred of Rievaulx, and in James Ussher discusses Ninian in his.

The Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Isle of Whithorn. K likes. Welcome to St Ninian's Hall, Tea Room and Shop, in the beautiful harbourside village of the Isle of Whithorn.5/5.

Whithorn and St. Ninian: The Excavations of a Monastic Town, (Archaeology S.) Hardcover – 24 July byAuthor: Peter Hill. Book your holiday or short break in the Isle of Whithorn Contact Alison Smith to book your holiday at 7 Ninians Landing, Harbour Row, Isle of Whithorn, DG8 8LL.

To enquire or to make a booking for your next holiday or short break at Number 7 Ninian’s Landing you can call or text or you can *protected email*. In the 8th century a Latin poem ‘Miracula Nynie Episcopi’ was written by a monk at the monastery at the 12th century Ailred of Rievaulx wrote his “Life of St Ninian”.

Some stories in the books tell of the life, good works and goodness of the saint and some tell. After this local union the former St John's church and manse continued in use. Following the union between the Church of Scotland and the United Free Church, Whithorn U.F. became Whithorn St Ninian's Church of Scotland and a union was established in.

This place is commonly called Whithorn – the White House – because Ninian built a church of stone there, using a method unusual among the Britons’ (1).

In the book ‘St. Ninian – Light of the Celtic North’, Mosa Anderson tells us that Ninian was ‘a man uniquely qualified by circumstance and natural bent for his apostolic mission.

St Ninian's Priory. likes. Welcome to the facebook page for St Ninian’s Priory Parish Church. The Christian Gospel was first brought to Scotland by St Ninian who founded his Church here in Followers: The Whithorn Way corresponds to the section of St Ninian’s Way between Whithorn to Glasgow (but in reverse).

More Info on the Whithorn Way and buy Julia Muir Watt’s excellent guidebook. Click to download route/s in GPX file format for your smartphone’s map app. Instructions for using a GPX file to show you the route on your smartphone. The real St Ninian The real St Ninian Clancy, Thomas Owen The Innes Review vol.

52, no. (Spring ) The real Historians of the early church in Scotland have, over the centuries, been preoccupied with the seemingly fixed points of saintly personalities., St Columba, St Kentigern, the relics of St Andrew, St Margaret: these mark, like pools of welcoming.

Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK. 23rd April, UK Weather. Ninian's Chapel on a bright day with sunny intervals and frequent light showers. : Wild Men and Holy Places: St Ninian, Whithorn and the Medieval Realm of Galloway () by Brooke, Daphne and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(5).St Ninian's Priory, Kirk o Scotland.

It wis built in uisin stanes fae the medieval Whithorn Priory. It wis built in uisin stanes fae the medieval Whithorn Priory. The tour wis addit in the midt l aurie: Dumfries an Gallowa.A visit to the Whithorn Story museum with its full-size Iron Age Roundhouse, exhibition, carved stones, priory, and crypts is a must!

St Ninian’s Priory Church offers a warm welcome to all visitors, and the petrol station in former St John’s Church can’t fail to make you smile. Whithorn .