The tolbooth or townhouse was the centre of local administration and justice in the Scottish burgh, and the focus of civic pride and identity. Their prominent steeples dominate the centres of many historic burghs, and their architectural expression ranges from the castellated style of the 16th century to elaborate classical designs. This text includes detailed architectural and historical articles on over 90 surviving examples, and brief entries on about 100 demolished or altered buildings. It is illustrated with measured drawings, modern and archival photographs, early topographical views and illustrations of civic artefacts.
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Book Description Stationery Office, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0114957991
Book Description Stationery Office, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0114957991
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