Courtesy of National Library of Scotland | Licence: CC BY 4.0
Courtesy of National Library of Scotland | Licence: CC BY 4.0

39c - Elgin, from the South East, Aug. 1815

August 1815

Attributed name: George Henry Hutton

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Title

39c - Elgin, from the South East, Aug. 1815

Date

August 1815

Artist

Attributed name: George Henry Hutton

Description

This pencil drawing, of the north-west aspect of Elgin Cathedral, Moray, bears the words 'Pan Port, the gate on the left', after the title. Hutton himself probably drew it. The manses of the secular canons grouped around the cathedral, within the precinct, enclosed by a stone wall, which had four gates. Between 1820 and 1840, Elgin expanded and the authorities demolished the other three ports, or gates. The only gate that still survives is the Pans Port, 'the gate on the left'.

Collective title: Hutton Drawings > [Volume 1] > Elginshire (Moray)

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Location

Elgin Cathedral, Elgin, Scotland

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Credits

Image Credit

Courtesy of National Library of Scotland

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