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  Paisley Abbey pictured from Gauze St.
by Paisleypaul

Presumed near to the original Paisley Abbey circa AD550 built by St. Mirin, the abbey dates to the mid 1200s AD, where Sir William Wallace had his monastic education later that century. Has been rebuilt in part over the centuries, much of the current building being less than 200 years old. Another feature of Paisley that could compete comfortably with towns that have bona fide 'tourists' - Paisley only has visitors-there is a coffee shop open for passing trade which is well worth a visit. Still a working place of worship although the monks are now long gone.

Address: Abbey Close, Paisley
Directions: Near the Cross
Website: http://www.paisleyabbey.org.uk

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  • Updated Jul 14, 2005
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