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Overview

Visit an ancient holy site associated with miracles and the grave of a saint.

A fine cross was found on the site of the Cross Kirk in 1241, followed by the discovery of a stone urn containing what some claimed were the remains of St Nicholas. The church was founded there that century to mark the discovery of these sacred items.

The 1200s western doorway is the most significant feature to survive of the church, which stands surrounded by attractive mature Scots pine.

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