People's Palace Winter Garden

People’s Palace Winter Garden

This morning, we commenced our tour with¬†a visit to Govan Old Church to view the unique collection of early medieval stones carved during the 9th-11th centuries. In total the collection comprises 31 monuments which include carved crosses, cross shafts and five ‘hogback‘ stones¬†displaying Scandinavian culture from Northern England. The collection’s¬†pi√®ce de r√©sistance¬†is the Govan Sarcophagus, carved from solid stone, possibly as a repository for¬†a royal body.

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