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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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Kinburn Castle

Built as a private residence in 1855 and named after a Crimean battle of the same year, Kinburn Castle became the home of St Andrews Museum in 1991. It is owned and operated by Fife Council See Large

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Hope Park Church

The congregation has had a number of different homes since it was formed back in 1738, but the current building, pictured above, was built in 1865. Currently the church is undergoing refurbishment so the congregation have been moved once again, … Continue reading

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Clear night at the Bandstand

A clear night and full moon at the Band Stand on 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 … Continue reading

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Madras College in Spring

Madras College South Street, I took this shot last april when the trees were still covered in blossom. Madras College, Founded in 1833 by Rev. Dr. Andrew Bell, is a listed building situated in the centre of St Andrews. The … 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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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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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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