Kilwinning Abbey: Home to the Knights Templar and birthplace of the Freemasons
Kilwinning Abbey in Scotland, Masonic HQ also Templars’ HQ. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Freemasonry’s mysterious symbols and rituals were developed in secret in Kilwinning, nearly 200 years before the movement was officially founded.
by Michael Schofield –
Glasgow – HUNKY historian Ashley Cowie has been taking ScottishSun readers on an Indiana Jones-style adventure all this week.
The TV star — whose worldwide hit telly show Legend Quest hit Britain this week on the satellite channel SyFy — has been unravelling the biggest Scottish mysteries of all time.
Today, in part four of our exclusive series, Ashley goes on a search of Biblical proportions . . .
LOOKING through my binoculars I scanned the countryside for clues to the location of one of the most sacred mountains mentioned in the Bible.
No, I wasn’t in Jerusalem — but the quaint Ayrshire town of Kilwinning.
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