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Where: Helensville, High St, Sanquhar DG4 6BN, UK

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When: 01 January 1887

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Identifier: castellateddomes05macg
Title: The castellated and domestic architecture of Scotland, from the twelfth to the eighteenth century
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Authors: MacGibbon, David, d. 1902 Ross, Thomas, 1839-1930
Subjects: Architecture Architecture, Domestic Castles
Publisher: Edinburgh : D. Douglas
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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Fig. 1231.—Dunbar Town Hall. View from South-East. prison (some of the windows being still barred), and the council chamberwas on the first floor. The original entrance or principal door, whichleads to the stair in the turret, is seen in the Sketch. Entering by thesame doorway a passage leads to a courtyard behind. The buildingseems at one time to have been larger, and to have extended to the east-ward (or right hand), where some bond-stones still project from therough-cast wall. A wynd descending to the harbour now passes alongthe east end of the building. V. h FOURTH PERIOD — lU SANQUHAR TOLBOOTH SANQUHAR TOLBOOTH, Dumfriesshire. The annexed View (Fig. 1232) of this picturesque structure gives agood idea of the passage from the keep, as the pattern of such edificesto the town house or bell-house or belfry. The tower, with its conical

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Fig. 1232.—Saiiquh<ar Tolbooth. View from North-West. roof and angle pinnacles, and the ornamental corbel table supporting theparapet, presents a refined edition of the more military-looking towers ofTain and Forres. The outside flight of steps and the pillar or crosson the landing are good examples of what was at one time a common MAYBOLE TOLBOOTH — 115 FOURTH PERIOD arrangement. The windows on the first floor, with heavy roll mould-ings, are evidently those of the municipal chambers, while the door on thef^round floor, with the panel over it containing a coat of arms, seems tohave led to the vaults below. MAYBOLE TOLBOOTH, Ayrshire. A description of the quaint and little-altered town of Maybole hasalready been given in a previous volume,* where, from Abercrummies


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