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St Andrews Harbour

The historic fishing harbour of St Andrews, Scotland. This has had a Tilt-shift effect applied to it in post production.

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Bottom of the Pends

The Pends is the road that runs from St Andrews Harbour up to the Cathedral. The walls here are probably built using the stone from the ruined cathedral. I doubt very much that they are original medieval city walls, especially … Continue reading

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The Chapel Organ

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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Butts Wynd

The interestingly named Butts Wynd in St Andrews. Connecting North Street and The Scores. The clock tower is the steeple of St Salvators Chapel. See it 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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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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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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The Square Tower

Or St Rule’s tower to give it its proper name. The tower is part of the church that was built in 1127AD to hold the relics of Saint Andrew, Saint Rule (aka Saint Regulus) is said to have brought the … Continue reading

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