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South elevation. Preparatory drawing for 'Tolbooths and Town-houses', RCAHMS, 1996. N.d.

SC 337388

Description South elevation. Preparatory drawing for 'Tolbooths and Town-houses', RCAHMS, 1996. N.d.

Collection RCAHMS

Catalogue Number SC 337388

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of DC 29535

Scope and Content Elevation of Old Aberdeen Town-house, City of Aberdeen Old Aberdeen Town-house was built on the site of an earlier tolbooth. Much of the funding came from individual councillors who hired the council convenor as architect and contractor, perhaps because they trusted him to keep the costs down. The burgh arms over the main entrance, like the dormer pediment with the royal arms in the east wall, is part of the reused material from the older tolbooth. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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Collection Level (551 1) RCAHMS

Group Level (551 1/5) Thematic Surveys

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