NJ9406 : Provost Ross' House

taken 14 years ago, near to Aberdeen, Great Britain

Provost Ross' House
Provost Ross' House
One of the oldest houses in Aberdeen this dates from 1593. It was in a sorry state by the 1950s and was threatened with demolition. Fortunately it was restored by the National Trust For Scotland in 1954.

Sadly the view looking in the other direction, towards the Town House, that can be seen in Colin Smith's 1990 photograph has been ruined by the unwelcome addition of a grotesque eyesore of a cinema. This shabby building, constructed in 2000, now obscures much of the view of the splendid baronial town house.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Saturday, 4 February, 2006
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 943 062 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:8.8099N 2:5.7104W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 943 062
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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