Tag: calder mills

Bardykes Mill & Millers house

Bardykes Mill, or more commonly known as The Black Mill or Priory Bridge Mill was formerly situated on the northern riverbank of the River Clyde immediately adjacent to the east side of The Priory Bridge. As you exit Blantyre, on the left, at the edge of the river, on the approach to Caldergrove, the ruined […]

Dyesholm or Dysholm Cottage

  Dyesholm Cottage – or Dysholm Cottage can be dated back to at least 1747, being shown on Roys Military Map of that year, although it is likely to be even older. The cottage sat in an isolated position out with Blantyre Parish in Cambuslang Parish, just over the boundary at the Rotten Calder River. […]

Crossbasket Bridge Mill / Meal Mill

I’ve been researching The Mill at Crossbasket. It was quite unique in the early part of the 20th Century in that it was still working, by comparison to all other Blantyre mills that had ceased operating at that time. Even as late as the 1930’s the mill operated, though not at that time as a meal mill. […]