- Richard Cementarius
Richard Cementarius (a.k.a. Richard the Mason) was a
13th centuryScottish architectand became the first Provost of Aberdeen in 1272. He held the title of "Kings Master Mason" to King Alexander III of Scotland.
He is believed to have designed the old tower of
Drum Castleand is known to be the architect of the nearby Brig o' Balgownie, both of which contain distinctive pointed arches characteristic of his work.
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