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Ardkeen Tower
Posted By: Kerrowdown, 11-16-2023, 02:09 PM

This magnificent building is situated above the junction of Old Edinburgh Road and Culduthel Road and overlooks Inverness.

It was built in 1834-6 to accommodated the Inverness Juvenile female School, Ladies' Work Society and Inverness Infant School... all under one roof.

The tower was used as an Observatory.

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11-16-2023, 02:18 PM   #2
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That works well, Kerrowdown, and your split toning(?) suits it.
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That works well, Kerrowdown, and your split toning(?) suits it.
Thanks for your kind comments.
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What's it used for now? very cool building with fascinating history!

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Very interesting history. It looks like it is still in fairly good condition. The sunlight is burning through the clouds but still leaves the building dark and moody.
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Quite the interesting image.
And it makes one want to know more of the story.
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What's it used for now? very cool building with fascinating history!
I believe it's now a private domestic dwelling.

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Very interesting history. It looks like it is still in fairly good condition. The sunlight is burning through the clouds but still leaves the building dark and moody.
Yes indeed it does appear well maintained and I timed it well to get the sun placed correctly.
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Quite the interesting image.
And it makes one want to know more of the story.
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Thank you, the short history is in the description.
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Very nice image KD. It has nice architecture and craftmanship.
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Very nice image KD. It has nice architecture and craftmanship.
Thank you for that.
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Very nice image!
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Very nice image!
Thank you very much.
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