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St Anthony's Chapel | by Lee Kindness
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St Anthony's Chapel

I was up early this morning for a walk on Arthur's Seat... Only to get home and work through the photos from the last time I was there (4th Jan).


"Located above Haggis Knowe, on the north side of Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park is the ruined St. Anthony's Chapel. High above St. Margaret's Loch and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the chapel is thought to date from the mid-15th Century It is said to be associated with the Knights Hospitallers of St. Anthony of Leith and was positioned so that they see ships arriving in the Firth of Forth and welcome them with a light in the tower. The buildings include the chapel itself, of which little other than the north and part of the west walls remain and nearby a 'hermitage', which was most-likely a store-room." (from

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Taken on January 4, 2008