NJ9406 : Mercat Cross, Castle Street, Aberdeen

taken 1 year ago, near to Aberdeen, Great Britain

Mercat Cross, Castle Street, Aberdeen
Mercat Cross, Castle Street, Aberdeen
Erected in 1686, the mercat cross was repaired in 1821-2 and moved to its present site in 1841-2. One column had to be replaced in 1995-6. This is a most impressive mercat cross incorporating very fine carvings. Behind the cross, we are looking down the whole length of the mile long Union Street. The mercat cross is a Category A listed building. LinkExternal link
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NJ9406, 706 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Market Cross 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9449 0637 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:8.8908N 2:5.5619W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9451 0638
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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