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Balmarino Abbey —

or what is left of it —

is as fine an example of man’s inhumanity to man as we are likely to see – even in the Ukraine today —
The desecration we are seeing here – done in the name of religion —
is monumental when you realise it was carried out by bare hands —
four or five hundred years ago —
It’s difficult to imagine the amount of hatred required to fuel the passions of those who carried out these dastardly deeds —
But the newly created ‘gentry’ on the winning side made sure the building materials were put to ‘good’ use when they created their own mansions 🧐
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