NT4935 : The Mercat Cross, Galashiels

taken 8 years ago, near to Galashiels, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The Mercat Cross, Galashiels
The Mercat Cross, Galashiels
There is reputed to have been a market cross on the same spot since 1599 when the town was raised to a Burgh of Barony; such status gave to a town gave it the right to hold markets and fairs. The present cross dates from 1867. (more to follow)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Sunday, 4 July, 2010
Mercat Cross   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 492 357 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.7668N 2:48.4053W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 493 357
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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