Gallery of Pictures

   

Lamington Quaich This item was originally attributed to William Wallace, it was in Lamington Tower along with Wallace`s chair. These items were moved to Bonnington when the Cochrane/Baillies were there. ......more

   

Lamington Tower This is a view of Lamington Tower or what is left of it. It s a late 16th century tower house.

   

Aerial view, Roberton This aerial photo shows the late 13th century motte at Roberton. The excavation took place as the farmer dug through it many years ago to create a potato clamp. Photo courtesy of Google

   

This is an interesting view of Clyde View, Carstairs Junction. The children are out in force and compared with the other view of the street, it has been tidied up a bit. The writer of the card refers ......more

   

This card is an unusual one in that it was done by Rogers and Co Photographers, Lanark. It shows the Manse and the Parish Church. The Parish Church was partially funded by the employees of the Caledonian ......more

   

The final one in this mini collection is the Carnwath Fancy Dress parade of 27/7/1907. I wonder if anybody knows why the date was changed?

   

The Parliamentary Wall There were disputes between Sir James Carmichael and the Burgesses of Lanark about the road up from Tullieford. The Carmichael`s tried to prevent the Citizens of Lanark from using ......more

   

This is the remains of part of the Laybrothers quarters. This was the first part of the priory to be excavated as the weather in winter 1978 was terrible and the dig could progress undercover. This part ......more

   

   

Artist impression of Castle - by Malcolm Gair This picture of the Castle was done by the late Malcolm Gair. The Castle of today can be seen to best effect from the air, so an aerial view is included ......more

   

Medieval Windows These are a couple of pictures of Medieval windows at the back of Hay`s Travel Agents. These are very important as they were found in alterations up the stairs at the end of the 19th ......more

   

Medieval Silver Penny of Alexander III This is a picture of a Medieval Silver Penny of Alexander III. Alexander`s death in 1286 was to lead to the Wars of Independence with the Scottish Nobility scrambling ......more

   

St Kentigern`s, Lanark Here are a couple of pictures of St Kentigern`s, more will follow on Thursday. William Wallace would have visited both the chapel of St Nicholas, which the Archaeological Society ......more

   

St Kentigern`s, Lanark Here are a couple of pictures of St Kentigern`s, more will follow on Thursday. William Wallace would have visited both the chapel of St Nicholas, which the Archaeological Society ......more

   

Post Office, Roberton This card was produced for Mrs Buchanan at the Post Office in Roberton. She was one of the early post mistresses in the village. The post office is on the left opposite the row ......more

   

Artist impression of Castle - by Malcolm Gair This picture of the Castle was done by the late Malcolm Gair. The Castle of today can be seen to best effect from the air, so an aerial view is included ......more


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