A note on possible astronomic noon markers at Arbroath Abbey, Angus

Kathleen Anderson (Author)


Keyword(s):
Stonework, abbey
Location(s):
Arbroath; Angus; Scotland; UK
Period(s):
medieval

Abstract


The article describes how the behaviour of sunlight on the stonework at two points in the nave of Arbroath Abbey allows the moment of astronomic noon (Greenwich mean time plus ten minutes) to be identified between the months of September and March.

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Published
30-11-2007
How to Cite
Anderson, K. (2007). A note on possible astronomic noon markers at Arbroath Abbey, Angus. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 136, 333-335. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9688
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Articles