Midlothian’s 100 Objects - Newbattle Abbey chapel

Chancel in chapel, Newbattle Abbey House. Photo: Scran/Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Chancel in chapel, Newbattle Abbey House. Photo: Scran/Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

This shows the chapel altar chapel featuring a circular painting of the Madonna and Child.

The walls are painted with scenes of the Annunciation.

This room was originally the warming room, or ‘calefactory’, of the monastery in the 13th century.

It was restored by the 9th Marquess and consecrated for his funeral in 1900.

Photo: Scran/Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

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