Tag: caldergrove

Caldergrove vrs Bardykes

On the 4th July 1872, a dispute arrived in court between the Blantyre estate of Bardykes and the opposing estate over the River Calder, of Caldergrove. The dispute centred around the river itself which formed the boundary between Blantyre and Cambuslang Parishes and clearly the matter couldn’t be resolved by neighbourly discussion. Safe to say […]

Caldergrove East Lodge, 1898

Showing previously unseen photos, from my own private collection, this is the Eastern Caldergrove Lodge House. Pictured around 1898, you can see Priory Bridge on the left hand side. Caldergrove Lodge House (East) – is a current sandstone house situated near Low Blantyre. Within the Parish of Cambuslang, it sits just over the boundary of […]

WW1 Caldergrove

Another excellent photo of Caldergrove House, once located behind Bardykes. During WW1, when it was taken over as an Auxiliary Hospital providing much needed care to soldiers injured in the war. This quality photograph from Gordon Cook shows the medical staff and patients outside the front door. I’ve zoomed in to pick out some of […]