Most of this early gothic structure was built in the 13th century with choir and crypt being added a century later. with completion at bend of 15th century by Bishop Blacader, the first Bishop of Glasgow.

Important features of this building include:

  • The fan vaulting around St. Mungo’s tomb in the crypt
  • 15th century stone screen, the only one of its kind left in a pre-Reformation secular church in Scotland.

External image taken from Religious Museum

Stained glass in a window of the Blacader Aisle. This used to be open so that lepers in medieval times could here the services without being seen by the congregation.

Blacader Aisle.

Stained glass windows

Nave

Glasgow Cathedral is a ‘must’ on any City Tour. Can be linked in with a visit to the nearby Necropolis.

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