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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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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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Bow Butts

Bow Butts is an open piece of grassy parkland lying behind the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews. The name Bow Butts comes from the ancient requirement for all able bodied men to be able to bear arms … 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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B&B Street

This is a shot looking up Murray Park in St Andrews. the buildings on it are almost exclusively used as Bed and Breakfast or small guest houses. If you are visiting St Andrews, especially to play golf, then its a … Continue reading

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Golf Place

Golf Place, St Andrews. This is the road that leads down to the Home of Golf, The Old Course. With Auchterlonies golf shop pretty much taking up the entire left side of the street. Opposite you have the Dunvegan and … Continue reading

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Loudens Close

So much of early St Andrews survives but you have to explore the wynds and closes to find a lot of it. Loudens Close is one of the the best examples of an entrance shared by several houses; each had … Continue reading

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College Steet Black and White HDR

College Street – looking south towards Market Street. This is on of the old cobbled streets in St Andrews. The Central Bar is on the left at the top of the street. See it large on Flickr

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