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1905 – 1910 Bardykes Road, Barnhill

This colourised picture of Bardykes Road at Barnhill dates from between 1905 – 1910. I don’t think I have seen this particular photo before (although there are several very similar). A horse and cart sits outside Barnhill Farm, with a wee boy sitting on the back. Two wee girls, not much older than toddlers wander […]

The Hoolets, Bardykes Road

Introducing “The Hoolets” and their new beer garden! It’s one of the oldest pubs in Blantyre, built in 1745 and it’s currently getting an extensive facelift! At the invite of new owner Mick Flynn, Blantyre Telegraph was invited recently to check out the ongoing renovations of the Bardykes Road pub and their brand new beer […]

Barnhill Farm, Bardykes Road

This charming old photograph was kindly shown to me by Blantyre Project reader, Marel Adam. Pictured in 1956 is Barnhill Farm. The farm was located on Bardykes Road, on the opposite side of the top of the Peth Brae. Marel’s Uncle and Grandmother are sitting in the family Jag, ready for a day out at […]