I wrote at some length about Inchaffray Abbey in my fourth and last book " More Tales of Crieff & Strathearn " . I have a strong fascination with the old Abbey and an equally strong indignation that it has been badly neglected " by the powers that be ". In Scotland we have the right to roam . This is our heritage - please feel free -where ever you are from- to visit this tranquil spot so steeped in our past . Read
Sketch of the Abbey ruins in 1794
The solitary gable remaining
The vault or crypt still remarkably intact !
This is where the High Alter was located and the burial place of Malise Earl of Strathearn
Some of the stonework remains intact Trees and shrubbery chokes much
Hewn stonework is scattered around the site
I first visited Inchaffray in the 1980s before it was encompassed by the modern dwelling that has now been erected immediately to the south . Why that erection ever received …