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Station Road, Thankerton

Station Road, Thankerton

postcard
Year: 1928

A pleasant view down Station Road in Thankerton. This dates from October 1928.

Drawing of Carmichael House

Carmichael House drawing

document

This drawing is courtesy of the Royal Commission of Ancient Historical Monuments Scotland. It was based on a photograph of Carmichael House prior to demolition. The house was left unfinished…

Townhead, Thankerton - showing Thankerton Cottages

Thankerton Cottages

postcard
Year: 1931

This card was sent from Thankerton in 1931. The thirties were a period when many of the thatched cottages in Lanarkshire began to disappear. Some of them dated back to…

Carmichael House

Carmichael House

postcard

This is a front view of Carmichael House with the two 18th century wings. It is the curved gables which are so typical of contemporary Prussian design. In the 18th…

Unveiling of Covenanter Monument

Unveiling of Covenanter Monument

postcard
Year: 1911

This is an interesting card dating from 8th July 1911. It was issued to mark the unveiling of the monument to the Covenanter Donald Cargill. Donald Cargill was one of…

Lounge at Tinto Hotel, Symington

postcard
Year: 1920

An interior picture of the lounge at Tinto Hotel. It was a popular place to stop on the journey south to England.

Lamington House

postcard

This is a nice view of Lamington House, home of the Baillie Cochrane family. This house was eventually demolished in the 1950s. The reason being that the direct line of…

Boat Bridge

postcard
Year: 1930

This is a picture of the boat bridge at Thankerton. It was built in the year 1778 and was funded by the county of Lanark to facilitate travel between Lanark…

Biggar Road, Symington

postcard
Year: 1940

This postcard was published by C&E Prentice of the Post Office in Symington. The card dates from around 1940.

Tinto from the south

postcard

A postcard showing Tinto from the South, pictured from Lamington. It is on this side of Tinto that Fatlips Castle is to be found. Remains of this castle are to…