Category Archives: Scotland

Pictures from around Scotland

East Sands

The East Sands St Andrews viewed from the top of Kinkell, the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and the Harbour can be seen the in the background. View Large

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Inside the Chapel

St Salvators Chapel, St Andrews, is a excellent example of Late Gothic architecture. Founded in 1450 the chapel has a long history. Originally founded with a missionary as well as an educational function the chapel is still in use today … Continue reading

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Hole in the Wall

This is one of the gates in the sandstone walls that surround St Leonards School in St Andrews. Like many old walls in the town it is most likely built using the stone from ruined St Andrews Cathedral. The “turrets” … Continue reading

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Market Street

This is the east end of Market street in St Andrews and leads down to South Castle Street. One of the cobbled lanes that you find in the old part of town. With the exception of the Gospel Hall and … Continue reading

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Madras College

I thought it’d be fun to take a few shots of my old high school. Madras College, Founded in 1833 by Rev. Dr. Andrew Bell, is a listed building situated in the centre of St Andrews. The school itself is … Continue reading

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The Pulpit – Holy Trinity Church

A few days ago I went back into Holy Trinty Church to grab some more shots for their Website (http://www.holyt.co.uk). They’ve asked for a few specific images to put up on their site. This is the first one I’ve finished … Continue reading

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Where's the beach?

One of the wooden walkways that leads through the sand dunes down to the West Sands beach at St Andrews. See it full size

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Winter at the Ruins

Winter at the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral. Building started in 1158 and continued for over 100 years and was in use until the reformation in 1559. When intact it had 6 turrets, two of which are visible in the … Continue reading

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McIntosh Hall

Also known as “Chattan” this university residence stretches the full length of Abbotsford Crescent. The original McIntosh Hall was acquired by the University in 1921 and subsequently extended. In other news: I spent a my lunch hour taking some more … Continue reading

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Hamilton Hall

Opening in 1895 this building was originally called the Grand Hotel. Commissioned by Thomas Hamilton allegedly after the Royal and Ancient Golf Club rejected his membership application. During the Second World War the Hotel was requisitioned by the Armed Forces … Continue reading

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