1847 Bothwell Bridge

This is of course Bothwell Bridge. Photographed from the Bothwell side looking across to the opposing riverbank which would in time become the lido park, later the expressway. An engraving by Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, the bridge had been remodelled only a couple of decades earlier, widening it, making it more level and removing a large […]

Auchentibber Earthworks

How fast Auchentibber’s landscape is changing in 2019. The upper fields, high above Blantyre, focusing around the derelict farm are fast transforming in Spring and Summer 2019 as earth is shifted around, levelling fields, infilling hollows and ponds and the like. Hedgerows give way to new fences and the fields themselves ready to be reseeded […]