Pilgrim, with his heavy burden of sin on his back
His rescue from the Slough of Despond
The Cross beyond the Wicket Gate. Pilgrim is freed from his load
Pilgrim is fitted for his journey with the Scroll and Armour by Piety, Charity and Prudence
Pilgrim is confronted by Apollyon
Pilgrim escaping from Doubting Castle of the Giant Despair
Pilgrim at his trial in the town of Vanity
Pilgrim in the net of the Double Faced Flatterer
Pilgrim at the end of his journey, being escorted to the Celestial city with the trumpets sounding on the other side
The stone used in the construction of the Chapel is from Doddington Quarries, Northumberland. The roof is of Ballachulish Slate. The Finial over the west door is of wrought iron and depicts a bush on which is perched a robin. Over the West door entrance are inscribed the words "Come in, Come in, Eternal Glory thou shalt win". Words taken from Pilgrim's Progress when Christian fought his way into the Palace of Grace.
The oak panelling throughout the chapel is from Binning Woods on the estate of the Earl of Haddington. The carving on the panels and the stalls is the work of Thomas Good of Ramsay Lane, who was responsible for much of the carving in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall and other works in London and New York. He claimed that the oak was the most beautiful he had ever worked. The many carvings of birds and animals recall Robin's great love of them.
The two Glastonbury chairs on either side of the altar were at one time the property of Robin's maternal grandmother and were presented by one of his aunts as a memorial to him.
The altar is composed of Botticino and San Stephano marble resting on a base of dark green slate. On the facing panels is inscribed the prayer of King Henry VI the Founder of King's College, Cambridge. The two vases are the work of Lydia Garth of the Glasgow School of Arts. The altar silver, consisting of the cross and a pair of candlesticks are of Sheffield Plate. The silver content is from some of Robin's personal possessions valued by his parents for their association.
Behind the font is a portrait of Robin, by Edmond Brock. It depicts Robin as a young boy with his golden retriever. On the opposite wall in the North Aisle is the painting "Daniel Vision of the Night" by Eustache Le Sueur. The artist is unknown but is believed to be from the 18th Century Neapolitan School. The painting in the South Aisle is 'The Adoration of the Magi'.
The wrought iron work throughout the Chapel is the work of J Finnigan of Edinburgh. The lectern is a memorial to an uncle of Robin who gave his life in the First World War.