NT5832 : The Temple of the Muses

taken 10 years ago, near to Newtown st Boswells, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

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The Temple of the Muses
The Temple of the Muses
This circular nine columned gazebo, topped by a bust of James Thomson, stands on a mound overlooking the River Tweed at the west end of the village of Dryburgh.
It is dedicated to the poet James Thomson, author of The Seasons. The temple originally contained a stone statue of the Apollo Belvedere on a circular pedestal showing nine Muses with laurel wreaths. Bronze figures of the Four Seasons by Siobhan O' Hehir were installed as a replacement in 2002.
(Source: Pevsner Architectural Guide, The Buildings of Scotland - Borders).
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 November, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 5 November, 2007
Gazebo   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5885 3216 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:34.8804N 2:39.2581W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5887 3215
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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