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King Street

Historic Photographs
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King Street
Historic Photographs
King Street
On April 4th 1800 an act was passed authorising the construction of two new major streets in the centre of Aberdeen. Union Street going westward from Castlegate and King Street going north. The latter was named in honour of George III.

The building on the left was designed by Archibald Simpson in 1839 for the North of Scotland Bank. On the roof can be seen the terracotta sculpture of Ceres, goddess of plenty, by artist James Giles.

The horse-drawn tram heading towards Union Street is the Rosemount Circular.
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