Tag: sluice

Cocksburn Dam Sluice

Here is a remarkable piece of functional stone architecture dating from the 1820’s with the purpose of damming the Cocks Burn immediately adjacent to Mid Letterick Farm. Just beyond Crossbasket and Greenhall, at around 10 feet tall, by 16 feet wide built of stone masonry, the dam contained a sluice mechanism to control and let […]

Mid Letterick Farm & Mill

Letterick, is an area immediately to the north of Greenhall, but just out the Parish boundary. It is still close enough though to Blantyre to be considered part of this area and feels closer to Blantyre than East Kilbride. It is accessed from the Dalton Road, leading off from Stoneymeadow. A mill stood on the […]