Tag: bothwell house

Priory Ravine Carving

I’ve been fortunate to been sent by Mr Jack Daniels, extracts from the journal of English born, Miss Mary Berry, a well travelled writer who lived from 1763 to 1852. For nearly 70 years of her life she visited many foreign places, writing daily about her experiences. She often visited Bothwell to see her friend […]

1770 Bothwell scenes from Blantyre Priory

It’s great to be able to include scenes of Bothwell Castle on Blantyre Project, for although quite clearly the castle is “across the river Clyde” in Bothwell, the paintings and depictions were made from the Blantyre side! As such, I find them wholly relevant for inclusion on this page. Pictured from Blantyre Priory are two […]

1661 Bothwell House, Bothwell

Just across the River Clyde from Blantyre Priory stands Bothwell Castle, but many people may be surprised to know that immediately beside the castle, stood a massive house, large enough in itself to have been called a castle in its own right. It is sufficiently close to Blantyre’s boundary, for me to tell it’s story […]