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Cobbles In Culross.

By Tooma
Still in Culross (pronounced Cooross), in Fife. This charming wee cobblestone street is typical of the older part of the town, which sits on the north side of the River Forth, about half a mile east of the Kincardine Bridge.

".. is an almost perfect example of a Scottish burgh of the 17th and 18th centuries. Many of the houses are of that period and the crows' feet gables, pantile roofs and narrow cobbled streets are typical of that time. The "Town House" in the centre of the town is particularly fine."

"A number of the buildings are now owned by the National Trust for Scotland including the "Palace". This was built for Sir George Bruce, a wealthy merchant and industrialist in the 17th century. The Palace is particularly attractive both because of the painted wooden ceilings and as the National Trust have filled it with furniture of the 17th and 18th centuries.".


Tags: Photo journalism Architecture Cobblestones Cobbled Fife Landscape and travel Culross

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Comments


25 Apr 2019 12:29AM
Excellent composition and detail Tom, fine image,
Fred.

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Beautifully composed and beautifully photographed

Carole
25 Apr 2019 6:51AM
beautiful colours and whitewash makes fine contrast with textured stonework and pavement
NDODS Plus
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25 Apr 2019 7:16AM
Timeless.

An excellent image with a well worked composition.
25 Apr 2019 9:08AM
An absolute delight to view, Tom.
A place I'd love to visit next time we're North of the Border!

RichardSmile
25 Apr 2019 3:20PM
Looks wonderful! A very nicely composed shot. SmileSmileSmile
mac Plus
18 2 Scotland
25 Apr 2019 5:47PM
That is what stuck in my mind when visiting Culross is the cobbled streets and white-washed buildings. Very picturesque.
Ian
26 Apr 2019 12:35PM
Wonderful textures with the cobblestones and stonework Tom , excellent shot
Ian

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