NT4935 : Galashiels Burgh Buildings

taken 10 years ago, near to Galashiels, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Galashiels Burgh Buildings
Galashiels Burgh Buildings
The Burgh Chambers date back to 1867 while the Clock-tower and War Memorial, designed by Sir Robert Lorimer, was added in 1924-7. The equestrian statue of a mosstrooper, a Border reiver, was sculpted by Thomas J Clapperton. This is a view from Cornmill Square with an elaborately carved column in the foreground forming part of the Cornmill Square fountain. A corn mill on this site was demolished and the mill lades transformed into a balustraded water feature in 1912-13 by Sir Robert Lorimer. (Source: Borders and Berwick, An Illustrated Architectural Guide by Charles Alexander Strang).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 July, 2007
Category
Building of civic importance   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4931 3594 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.8640N 2:48.3787W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4927 3598
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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