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St Salvator's St Andrews

St Salvator's Clock Tower
North Street St Andrews

 

The tower which has a clock was built as a copy of Rules Tower in the Cathedral grounds with a flat roof. This was used circa 1545 as a gun emplacement to ward of potential invaders.

The spire was added to the tower at a later date.

St Salvator's Clock Tower

St Salvator's Quadrangle
North Street St Andrews

The St Salvator’s Quadrangle

The University of St Andrews

600th anniversary

fundraising initiatives.

The Flagstones were another fund raising initiative

Alumni and Friends of the University were offered opportunity to have their names engraved on the new flagstones to be placed in the Quadrangle. This was a great success with Alumni from all around the world responding, with memories from their years studying at

the University of St Andrews.

St Salvators Chapel and Clock Tower

St Salvator's Clock Tower
North Street St Andrews

Clock Tower from North Street St Andrews

St Salvator's Clock Tower St Andrews

St Salvator's
Clock Tower Plaque


North Street St Andrews
The St Salvator's clock and dials originally installed in 1853 by James Ritchie & Sons Clockmakers
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St Salvator's Lower Hall
Quadrangle
North Street St Andrews

 

By the middle of the 16th century, the University had extended to three colleges St Salvator’s (1450),

 St Leonard’s (1512) and St Mary’s (1538). In 1747 due to financial restraints, the two colleges joined. Forming the United College of St Salvator’s and St Leonard.

St Salvator’s College being chosen as the home for the

New United College.

Lower College Hall

Bishop Kennedy

Coat of Arms Tablet 

St Salvator's Tower

North Street St Andrews

Carved panel depicting the arms of Bishop Kennedy supported by two angels and flanked by tall canopied niches.

Bishop Kennedy Coat of Arms

St Salvator's Quadrangle

North Street St Andrews

The University of St Andrews 600th anniversary

fund raising initiatives.

The names of the Alumni and Friends of the University have their names engraved on the new walkway around the Quadrangle. Alumni from all around the world responded, after studying at the University of St Andrews.

Friends and Alumni Paving St Salvator's Quadrangle St Andrews

St Salvator's St Andrews
Patrick Hamilton Plaque
North Street St Andrews

The initials on the pavement nearby mark the spot where Patrick Hamilton, member of the University, was burned at the stake on 29th February 1528, at the age of 24. On the continent he had been greatly influenced by Martin Luther. On his return to

St Andrews he began to teach Lutheran Doctrines. Having been tried and found guilty of heresy he was condemned to death. Thus becoming the first Martyr of the Scottish reformation.

Patrick Hamilton Plaque

Patrick Hamilton Cobbles PH

The cobbles beneath the bell tower have the initials 'PH' set in to the cobbles, which marks the site of where 24-year-old Patrick Hamilton died in 1528, being burnt at the stake for his Protestant beliefs.

PH Setts Hamilton Execution

St Salvator's Chapel
North Street St Andrews

St Salvator’s Chapel

The main entrance to the chapel is on North Street. The Chapel was a collegiate church for the community of St Andrews and the college chapel.

Bishop Kennedy

Bishop Kennedy decided to have his tomb constructed in his chapel. Between the consecration of the church and his death in 1465. The tomb is set into the wall immediately before the apse, positioned as close to the altar as possible. In the recess is a large slab of black marble. Beneath which is the tomb-chest in which Kennedy was interred.

Provost Hugh Spens

Set against the west wall of the chapel is the tombstone of Provost Hugh Spens who died in 1534.

The memorial bears the only known illustration of the Scottish mediaeval academic garb of the period.

St Salvator's Chapel

St Salvator's Clock Tower 
Face Carving

Patrick Hamilton
North Street St Andrews

Patrick Hamilton’s Face in Stone

Look up above the gateway to see the face carved into the stone of the martyred Patrick Hamilton.

St Salvator's Tower Ghost Face
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