>More ponderings/ramblings on our visit to Dunkeld yesterday.
The wee cathdedral is “a game of two halves”. The original cathedral was destroyed during a fit of un-controlled iconoclasm during the Scottish Reformation in 1560. The leaders of the Reformation ordered that the statues and icons and such-like should be removed, but that the building should not be damaged. The zeal (or greed?) of the mob got the better of them and the cathedral was destroyed.
I’m pleased to say that there is still an active, lovely wee kirk at one end of the building (unlike St Andrews where something similar happened).