Identification longshot/Talking Point Number 23

  Brumas 23:37 10 Aug 07

Quite a grim looking crenellated building, almost prison-like in its forbidding appearance. No clues on the reverse of this postally unused British postcard.

The lettering above the entrance appears to be M.V.M.

click here

  Totally-braindead 00:02 11 Aug 07

I thought at first look it was Inverness Sheriff Court but its not so haven't a clue.

  TopCat® 01:18 11 Aug 07

so I'm guessing it may have been part of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine in Edinburgh, circa 1890 - 1917 TC.

  Forum Editor 08:46 11 Aug 07

Good call - I reckon you could be right, although the current college buildings are a lot more modern. It might be worth a Google Earth search to see if there's a building like it still in evidence.

  Bingalau 11:34 11 Aug 07

Sounds like a good guess from TopCat. The only other thing that comes to mind is maybe some kind of museum. A well built building like that should still be around and I don't think it's all that grim.

  Newuser38 12:46 11 Aug 07

Could be right this site goes into the history and the drawing looks similar click here

  Newuser38 12:49 11 Aug 07

Better part of the same site. I think the modern building is not as impressive. click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:59 11 Aug 07

Trolley Bus or Tram wires in front of the building?

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