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Tay House, Bath St

Tay House, Bath St, Glasgow, Scotland

 
Today, I embarked on a trip into Glasgow to photograph a selection of the city’s noteworthy architecture, a task aided by fine and dry weather.
 
Above is Tay House, 300 Bath Street which was designed by Holford Associates in 1991.The building occupies a site which was formerly a car park. Cladding in salmon-pink mounted on a brick wall plinth with grey metal pillars.
 
Below is the iconic, Art-Deco era Beresford Building dating from 1938. Originally a hotel but now a mix of privately owned and serviced apartments.
 

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West Wemyss, Fife Coast

West Wemyss, Fife Coast, Scotland

 
This evening, I am focusing on the popular tourist route along the Fife Coast of Scotland which encompasses: interesting geology and raised beaches, prehistoric carvings, medieval castles, 16th century architecture, quaint fishing villages and sandy beaches. Above is 16th century buildings at West Wemyss.
 
Below is one aspect of Macduff’s Castle at East Wemyss.
 
 

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Constantine Sarcophagus, Govan Old Church
Constantine Sarcophagus, Govan Old Church, Glasgow
 
This morning, I collected tour group from cruise ship at Greenock and proceeded on a tour covering some of the principal sites around Glasgow.
 
First we called in at Govan Old Church to view the famous Carved Stones which date from the 9th-11th centuries A.D. This collection includes the St Constantine Sarcophagus (above) which ranks as the earliest known art work in Glasgow. Below is an image of more of the stones including a ‘Hogback’.
 
 
 
 

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