Michael Laing (rock_dinosaur) wrote,
Michael Laing
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Expedition from Dalmeny to North Queensferry

Photos taken during a walk from Dalmeny to North Queensferry via the Forth Road Bridge on 27th October, 2005.


The south front of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005.


A very ancient gravestone in the grounds of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005. Unfortunately, I can't read the inscription.


The Norman doorway and blind arcading on the south front of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005.


An ancient gravestone in the burial-ground of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005. The inscription reads: "HERE LYETH JEAN PUNTON SPOUS TO ROBERT BATHGAT WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 22ND OF DEC 1696 HIR AGE 48".


An ancient stone coffin in the burial-ground of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005.


The Norman doorway and blind arcading on the south front of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005.


The Norman doorway and blind arcading on the south front of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005.


The Norman round-arch doorway on the south front of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005.


A much more modern section of the north front of Dalmeny Parish Church with a round-arch doorway in matching style to the ancient parts of the building, 27th October, 2005.


A very old gravestone in the burial-ground of Dalmeny Parish Church, 27th October, 2005. The inscription reads: "1786 This Stone Was erected by William and George Ritchie Brewers in Pleasance of Edin in Memory of their father George Ritchie late Farmer in Cramond Who died Upon the 6th of April 1776 aged 62 years Also in Memory of their Mother Janet Bell his spouse Who died at Pleasance upon the 25th of April 1785 aged 68 years Also of three of their Children William John and Margaret Who died in their Infancy".


The Forth Bridge viewed from near South Queensferry, West Lothian, 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge viewed from near South Queensferry, West Lothian, 27th October, 2005.


The north suspension tower of the Forth Road Bridge viewed between the piers of the railway bridge from near South Queensferry, West Lothian, 27th October, 2005.


Viewed from South Queensferry, the piers of the Forth Bridge reflected in an exceptionally calm Firth of Forth, 27th October, 2005.


Viewed from South Queensferry, the piers of the Forth Bridge reflected in an exceptionally calm Firth of Forth, 27th October, 2005.


Forth Bridge piers viewed from South Queensferry, West Lothian, 27th October, 2005.


Viewed from South Queensferry, the piers of the Forth Bridge reflected in an exceptionally calm Firth of Forth, 27th October, 2005.


Viewed from South Queensferry, the piers of the Forth Bridge reflected in an exceptionally calm Firth of Forth, 27th October, 2005.


Viewed from South Queensferry, the piers of the Forth Bridge reflected in an exceptionally calm Firth of Forth, 27th October, 2005.


The central cantilever of the Forth Bridge viewed from the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


The south cantilever and approach viaduct of the Forth Bridge viewed from the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


Northward view towards the north suspension tower of the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


Vertigo-inducing view of a suspension tower of the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


Vertigo-inducing view of a suspension tower of the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


The north cantilever and approach viaduct of the Forth Bridge with the village and harbour of North Queensferry below, viewed from the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


The north cantilever and approach viaduct of the Forth Bridge with the village and harbour of North Queensferry below, viewed from the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


The north cantilever of the Forth Bridge viewed from the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


View beneath the approach viaduct of the Forth Road Bridge from North Queensferry, with a ship passing up-river below the bridge, 27th October, 2005.


Viewed from North Queensferry, Fife, a ship passing South Queensferry, West Lothian, on its way up the Firth of Forth, having passed under the Forth Road Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


A rabbit amongst fallen autumn leaves at North Queensferry, Fife, 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge towers over the houses of North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


The approach-viaduct of the Forth Bridge looms over the houses of North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


The approach-viaduct of the Forth Bridge looms over the houses of North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


A ship about to pass under the Forth Bridge, viewed from North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


A ship about to pass under the Forth Bridge, viewed from North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


Part of the cantilever structure of the Forth Bridge viewed from below at North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


Part of the cantilever structure of the Forth Bridge viewed from below at North Queensferry, 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


General Motors Class 66 No. 66 183 heads a coal train for Longannet Power Station northwards over the rooftops of North Queensferry on 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Forth Bridge viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


Houses in North Queensferry dwarfed by the north approach viaduct of the Forth Bridge, 27th October, 2005.


The Rosyth-to-Zeebrugge Superfast ferry passing beneath the Forth Road Bridge on its way out to sea, viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Rosyth-to-Zeebrugge Superfast ferry passing beneath the Forth Road Bridge on its way out to sea, viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Rosyth-to-Zeebrugge Superfast ferry passing between the Forth Road Bridge and the railway bridge on its way out to sea, viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Rosyth-to-Zeebrugge Superfast ferry about to pass beneath the Forth Bridge on its way out to sea, viewed from North Queensferry in the late afternoon of 27th October, 2005.


The Rosyth-Zeebrugge Superfast Ferry about to pass under the Forth Railway Bridge, viewed from the shore at North Queensferry at sunset on 27th October, 2005.


The Rosyth-Zeebrugge Superfast Ferry about to pass under the Forth Railway Bridge, viewed from the shore at North Queensferry at sunset on 27th October, 2005.


A corner of the ancient graveyard at North Queensferry, Fife, 27th October, 2005.


Ivy climbing a wall of the graveyard at North Queensferry, Fife, with the Forth Railway Bridge passing overhead, 27th October, 2005.


A corner of the ancient graveyard at North Queensferry, Fife, 27th October, 2005.


Plaque dating from 1752 in the graveyard at North Queensferry, Fife, 27th October, 2005.


Plaque dating from 1752 in the graveyard at North Queensferry, Fife, 27th October, 2005.
Tags: architecture, church, dalmeny, dalmeny parish church, fife, forth road bridge, gravestones, graveyard, north queensferry, scotland, south queensferry, west lothian
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