The great photos keep coming! I’m quite confident this is the best photo I’ve seen of the former Priory Bar on Glasgow Road, so again its with thanks to Rob Gordon (the brother of the late Blantyre historian, Neil Gordon) for sharing the original colour image with me. It’s sincerely appreciated. This is of course, […]
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From my book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Priory Place & The Priory Bar Priory Place was a former 19th and 20th Century building situated at the eastern corner of Glasgow Road and Logan Street junction. It comprised primarily of a popular public house (named the […]
Two photos of some guys hanging around outside the Priory Bar at the Priory Place Building, (which was at the bottom of Logan Street) Blantyre. These photos are from Summer 1978 and I’m sure will bring back some memories to many people. At first I was going to say they look like they’re outside for […]
Such a beautiful photograph. Pictured in 1932 is Glasgow Road. A quiet scene with very little traffic. The tramlines are gone and the new modern leveled may have prompted taking this photograph. Families go about the daily business, shopping along the right hand side at the buildings between Logan Street and Church Street, known as […]
1903 Glasgow Road. Stonefield Parish Church on the right. The road in the foreground is Priory Place, bottom of Logan Street, with Church Street beyond on the right. Incredible that this photo is now 111 years old. Buildings all now gone. Today, the sports centre is on the left and Devlin Care Home.