Tag: photographer

1910’s Broompark Quoiting Green

As the sport of quoiting became popular in the early 20th Century, Auchentibber wasn’t the only quoiting ground, although perhaps is the one most remembered. For example, between 1910 and 1936, the quoiting green at Broompark Road was popular. The sports ground was located just off Broompark Road on a spare piece of ground, where […]

1905 Crossbasket House by David Ritchie

I’m pleased to be able to share with you all, a previously unseen and unpublished photo of Crossbasket House, near Stoneymeadow. Photographed around 1905 by High Blantyre photographer David Ritchie, the house looks in remarkable condition. The gardens are well kept, lawns edged and gravel driveway sweeps into the door and coach turning circle. Notably, […]