Falkirk Steeple following lightning strike

Maker
Michael Duffy
Production date
1927
Description
View from west

This photo is not scanned. You can see the original in the Archives in Callendar House

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Production date
1927
Subject notes
Lightning struck the Steeple in June 1927, badly damaging it. Casualties were Barr's delivery horse which was struck by falling masonry and Isabella Barr who lived beside the Steeple and whose leg was broken. The Steeple was built of stone from Brightons Quarry and was completed in June 1814.
Accession number
P19963

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