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St Andrews, West Port

St Andrews, West Port
The West Port of St Andrews was built in 1587 as a monumental entrance to the city’s South Street. It was less a defensive structure than it was a symbol of civic pride. Its design is based on that of the Netherbow in Edinburgh – which, in turn, was modelled on Paris’s Porte Saint-Honore. The gate was extensively refurbished in 1843. Quoted from the Historic Environment website

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 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
A lovely building and archway Joe, looks great especially when viewed large.
14 months ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock club
has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
I appreciate your great comment, Roger. Best wishes, Joe
14 months ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Très belle photo. Nicole.
14 months ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock club
has replied to Nicole Merdrignac club
Merci pour ce beau compliment, Nicole. Amitiés, Joe
14 months ago.
 raingirl
raingirl club
I'm always fascinated by the arched entries to cities from long ago. Thanks for the information on this! I like the interplay in this photo between the arch and the painted traffic circle.
14 months ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock club
has replied to raingirl club
Thanks for your very kind comment, raingirl. Cheers, Joe
14 months ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
HFF and a happy healthy weekend:)
14 months ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock club
has replied to Annemarie club
Thanks for your very kind comment, Annemarie. Stay safe and have a good weekend. Cheers, Joe
14 months ago.
 Percy Schramm
Percy Schramm club
Thank you for a beautiful serie of St. Andrews, Joe !
14 months ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock club
has replied to Percy Schramm club
Thanks for your very kind comment, Percy. Cheers, Joe
14 months ago.
 Amelia Heath
Amelia Heath club
Just through the west port on the left was the Brownies meeting hut. I was in the group called the Scottish Kelpies. Our song was:
We're the little Scottish Kelpies, Smart and quick and ready helpers.
14 months ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock club
has replied to Amelia Heath club
I am sure you are still smart, quick and a ready helper, Amelia. All the best, Joe
14 months ago.

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