Greyfriars Burial Ground, Canal Street, Perth

SeptemberSep 16 2017 13:00 - 16:00

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Greyfriars became the burgh's burial ground in 1580. It contains a fine group of 18th century stones with depictions of winged souls, hourglasses, and skull and crossbones. Join archaeologist David Bowler on this Doors Open Days tour and explore how the stones and their symbols show changing tastes and hopes, as well as record life and death in the early modern burgh.
Grade of walk: 1 (easy)
Booking: none required
Additional Information: meet at St John's Episcopal Church on Princes Street
Contact: Gavin Lindsay (PKHT) 01738 477082

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Princes Street, Princes St, Perth PH2 8LJ, UK

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