The Mackie Watson scheme: The Triforium Scenes - SMC117

In 1908 three architects submitted plans for the restoration of St Magnus Cathedral. The scheme proposed by George Mackie Watson was chosen as the best.

The plan to install screens in the triforium arches did not go ahead. The public, during the early twentieth century, were concerned that St Magnus Cathedral would be spoiled by over restoration.

The decorations would have been paintings of biblical scenes and would have been placed at triforium level in the nave and choir.

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