Maps

Blaeu map of Lesmahagow

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Year: 1654

This Blaeu Map of 1654 shows the area around Lesmahagow. Curiously Lesmahagow does not get a mention though Craighead does. An excavation of the 15th century Tower House was completed…

Pont Map, Douglas Castle

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Year: 1596

This picture from Pont shows how Douglas Castle may have looked in 1596 when the map for Lanarkshire was created. The late Professor McClean from Dundee thought that Pont Map…

Carnwath 1858 OS Map

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Year: 1858

This is a very useful map as it shows the position of the Lockhart Arms Inn, now a farm. The tavern was one of the most important in the area.…

Auchengray and Tarbrax

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Year: 1596

The maps relate to Tarbrax and Auchengray and cover the period from 1596 when Timothy Pont’s Map was completed till Thomson’s map of Lanarkshire in 1832. The maps used in…