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Demise of Bardykes Rows, 1905

In 1905, ‘Messrs Merry and Cunninghame, one of the largest mining firms in Scotland, were working a coal mine at Bardykes (Spittal) in Blantyre. Owing to some obstructions with met within their operations, they had lost some £3,000 within a very short period. Considerable sum worth around £400,000 today. The landowner, the Jacksons of Spittal […]

Spittal Farm

  These photos from 1978, show Spittal Farm just off the south side of the road leading to Halfway. Just over the Blantyre boundary, the farm is old, shown on 1747 maps, the name associated with a former hospital in the area. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or […]