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Old Grammar School

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Old Grammar School
This rather plain building which stood in Schoolhill and was demolished about 1882/3 was the old Grammar School. It was closed as a school in 1863 when the new school in Skene Street was opened. The Grammar School seems to date back to the 13th century with successive buildings on this site. Pupils were taught Latin, Greek and English grammar with the aim of preparing them for entry to university. One of the more famous pupils here was Lord Byron, who attended from the age of 7 in 1795 for 4 years. The site is now partly occupied by buildings occupied by The Robert Gordon University.
Aberdeen City Centre
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