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GORDON SCHOOLS Gordon Schools Dr. [Doctor] Shearer Torry Street Huntly
William Watson Castle Street Huntly
A Dunbar Huntly
026 This is a most chaste and handsome building, with a tall elegant spire in the centre, although, as a structure it has none of those pretentious adjuncts which go to make many such buildings "romance in stone and lime". It is erected at the entrance to the Huntly Lodge policies, in memory of George, Fifth Duke of Gordon, by his widow. In her will the Duchess of Gordon bequeathed a sum of £3000 for the maintenance of the schools, and particularly for the "Female Industrial and Infants Schools". The schools were founded in 1839 and opened in 1840, The Parochial School, Free Church School, Female Industrial and
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