NS3975 : Dumbarton Municipal Buildings: date stone

taken 4 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Municipal Buildings: date stone
Dumbarton Municipal Buildings: date stone
For the main description of the building, see NS3975 : Dumbarton Municipal Buildings. The present picture was taken shortly after the stonework had been cleaned: NS3975 : Dumbarton Municipal Buildings.

In both of those pictures, this detail ("1900") is on the right. As noted at the first of the above links, the foundation stone of the Municipal Buildings was laid in September of 1899, and the official opening was in March of 1903.
Dumbarton Municipal Buildings

The buildings were erected on College Park (the former grounds of College Park House). The land was bought from the railway company by Lord Overtoun, and gifted by him to the burgh. The buildings, by James Thomson, were officially opened in 1903. The College Bow LinkExternal link now stands in the grounds, as do a Boer War Memorial LinkExternal link and a statue of Peter Denny LinkExternal link

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Saturday, 9 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3976 7550 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3976 7549
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