Category: Blantyre Buildings

Jim Rochead at Crossbasket

Jim Rochead is pictured at The Garden Fete at Crossbasket 1950s. The large tent providing some rain protection. I didn’t realise Crossbasket had been whitewashed in the mid 20th Century, previously thinking the render had always been grey.  The render was an important part of waterproofing the building, protecting the rough stonework from the elements. […]