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An Historic Scotland Category A Listed Building

The focal point of Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, is the Cross, the main square overlooked by the magnificent Town House, built in 1668-70 to replace the original Tolbooth, demolished on the orders of Oliver Cromwell.

Altered over the years, it now accommodates the Burgh Halls (including the Council Chamber of the former Linlithgow Town Council) and the local Visitor Awareness Centre.

Linlithgow Town House is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed Building (HB Number 37362).

The ornate Cross Well, itself a replica of a 1628 original, was created in 1807 by Robert Gray, a one-handed stonemason.

Linlithgow Cross Well is an Historic Scotland Category B Listed Structure (HB Number 37367).

Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM
Handheld

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Three bracketed JPGs converted to HDR in Photomatix Pro 4.1.1.

Featured in : Heritage Listed and Other Trusts Sites World Wide : 11 Nov 11
Featured in : HDR Photography : 11 Nov 11
Featured in : Your Country’s Best : 12 Nov 11

Related shots can be found at: Linlithgow or Lowland Scotland.

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linlithgow town cross, linlithgow, hdr, hdri, historic, historic scotland, listed, cobbled, cobbles, scotland, scottish, cross, square, fountain, well, town house, town hall, tolbooth, oliver cromwell, west lothian

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  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 2 years ago

    Great shot Tom, lovely light.

  • Cheers my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 2 years ago

    WTG Tom! If I was in charge of Historic Scotland I’d be offering you a job! :o)
    Quality capture Sir

  • Thank you young Robin. Strangely, when I was in my early 20s, I did work for them, except they were called The Ministry of Works at that time …

    – Tom Gomez

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture, love the colors and lighting!

  • Thank you so much Darlene …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsover 2 years ago

    There were so many historical idiots one being Oliver Cromwell, I have to wonder what was behind is madness…..fabulous capture Tom,great low lighting, beautiful building!!

  • Hehe, a lot of UK history was changed during that time, glad you like it Kate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 2 years ago

    a wonderful image – Tina

  • Thank you kindly Tina …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 2 years ago

    Beautiful Tom!

  • Thank you so much Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 2 years ago

    Superbly captured Tom.

  • Thank you kindly Julie …

    – Tom Gomez

  • biddumy
    biddumyover 2 years ago
    Beautiful capture Tom!!!
  • Thank you so much Evelyn …

    – Tom Gomez

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Lovely capture and history too

  • Thank you so much …

    – Tom Gomez

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