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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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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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Saint James'

Saint James Catholic Church, St Andrews. A few days ago I posted an HDR of the interior of this little church, thought I’d show you the outside too. See full size

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Lighting up the Church

Holy Trinity Church, the town church. Not the best weather for taking photos, cold, wet and windy. I did get a fair amount of curious looks getting this shot as I stood on the middle of the road, tripod et … Continue reading

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West Port – St Andrews

There is no evidence that St Andrews was ever a walled city, but in the troubled times around the 16th century the outer extremities of all streets and wynds were closed by ports or gates. The West Port (port is … Continue reading

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Butts Wynd – St Salvators, St Andrews

A night shot of St Salvators tower taken from Butts Wynd. Also I’ve put up an HDR tutorial of the workflow that I follow when producing my HDR images.

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College Street – St Andrews, at night

College Street, St andrews at night. The Central Bar in the foreground and the tower of St Salvators visible behind the roof tops. Click through to flickr to see it full size

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cathedral at sunset

The sun setting behind the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral. Building of the Catherdal started in 1160AD. The work took nearly 150 years to complete. It was ruined after the reformation in 1559.

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St Andrews on the Rocks

The East Sands St Andrews, the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and the Harbour and pier can be seen the in the background.

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St Leonard's Church , St Andrews

St. Leonard’s Parish Church is a member church of the Church of Scotland which is part of the Presbyterian tradition. The Church of St Leonard is in the town of St Andrews, home of golf and Scotland’s oldest University, which … Continue reading

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