These three beautiful shots were taken by George Young at Greenhall Park on 1st October 2015. George (aka Livvy Lad), has shared several of his photos with Blantyre Project, which due to his photography, always leave me in no doubt, just how beautiful Blantyre really is.
Crossbasket – Location and Description
Crossbasket is situated on the Rotten Calder river, a tributary of the Clyde, a few miles from the ‘Mains of Kilbride’ and near to the mining town of Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The estate is located near Stoneymeadow Road beyond the General’s Bridge. Located 102 metres above sea level, for satellite navigation it has a postal […]
1905 Nanny & Children at Greenhall
1905 Greenhall Estate Lodge
Pictured here in a previously unseen photo around 1905 is Greenhall Lodge and entrance to Greenhall estate. Until this picture was shared with me by Alex Bowie, I’d never seen this building before, but always wondered what it looked like. The photo was taken by David Ritchie of Main Street, a joiner who also had […]
Millheugh House & Estate
Pictured on the left is Millheugh House, Blantyre. This grand stone house was situated in the Calder, at the falls. (which would be just out this picture on the left). The picture was probably taken before the 2nd world war when the house still stood in all it’s glory. According to my Great Aunt Christina […]