A number of books on inverloch history have been published over the years. Molendinar burn the hidden glasgow forums view topic. Our development of new homes in baillieston, glasgow offers a choice of 124 two, three and four bed. A short history of scotland by andrew lang, paperback. It was later used to power the growing towns mills. In the course of a long and difficult construction process, it was opened progressively as short sections were completed, from 1771. When one of the old scottish kings was making an inquiry into the. Kirkintilloch destination guide scotland, united kingdom. Owl goingback, bram stoker awardwinning author of crota a fastpaced. Lost glasgow were back on the water today, paying a. Page 251 the proper distinction in the use of these particles, is elegantly marked in a passage of dr. In the course of a long and difficult construction process. Canmore frankfield brickworks, earnside st, shettleston, glasgow were formerly known as greenfield brickworks frankfield brickworks, budhill avenue, springboig, glasgow. Frankfield the source of the molendinar burn, woodend and lochend lochs.
Full text of transactions of the natural history society of. Canmore frankfield brickworks, earnside st, shettleston, glasgow were formerly known as greenfield brickworks frankfield brickworks, budhill. It was the site of the settlement that grew to become the kernel of glasgow, and where st mungo founded his church in the 6th century. These works were built in about 1899, probably to make common bricks from collierywaste clays, known as blaes. Sandstone press is a publisher of fiction and nonfiction books and ebooks. Mar 31, 2005 he claimed that maps he had examined at the city engineers department proved that hogganfield loch was the true source of the molendinar. Amberley publishing provides a fresh approach to regional and general history.
Our walk will start at frankfield loch and return via bishop loch to finish at the lochend loch visitor centre in drumpellier country park. Loch and his sister zaidee are with their father at lake alban. Alistair moffat discovers a lost whisky village in the wilds of strathconon, and. Leakey s bookshop was established in 1979 and has been housed for the last 20 years in the old gaelic church 1793. The society has undertake this project to expand the availability of these. Neil oliver is a scottish archaeologist, historian, broadcaster and writer who has become widely known as the presenter of bbcs flagship series a history of scotland before that, his distinctive style was. At no time during this great journey does he seek to talk.
Local people used to extract ice from the loch, but this practice stopped by. Yet the stories and figures that dominate scottish history tales of failure, submission, thwarted ambition and tragedy. Full text of transactions of the natural history society of glasgow. Frankfield brickworks, shettleston, glasgow 10062017. How the scots invented the modern world by arthur herman, the highland clearances by john prebble, outlander by diana. Frankfield loch is located just east of the university of strathclyde playing fields at stepps. As they take us through the history of scotlands hills, lochs, roads and buildings, the reader is taught how identify historic features in the modern landscape. Full text of the fauna of scotland internet archive. Magnificently illustrated, it is a constant visual delight. Frankfield loch near hogganfield scottish carper view. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Jan 15, 2010 leakey s bookshop was established in 1979 and has been housed for the last 20 years in the old gaelic church 1793. Archaeological evaluation east of frankfield loch, stepps library. Cupar was created a royal burgh in 28, though its name is pictish, suggesting that there had been an important settlement there since the 7th or 8th century if not earlier. Scotland area local history discover books amberley. The latter results in small, cheerful books such as scotland. Oct 01, 1994 loch and his sister zaidee are with their father at lake alban. Neil oliver is a scottish archaeologist, historian, broadcaster and writer who has become widely known as the presenter of bbcs flagship series a history of scotland. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. The molendinar burn is a stream in glasgow, scotland. Sandstone press books have won or been shortlisted for many literary prizes including the man booker, arthur. A large area of woodland, grassland and reed bed next to frankfield loch is a great place for newts, frogs and toads. Those in the know have long known its wildlife value and hoped that one day it could be safeguarded as a local nature reserve. Hi, frankfield house has sadly been demolished a few decades ago. Popular scottish history books showing 150 of 1,232 how the scots invented the modern world paperback by.
Discover the best scotland history in best sellers. What you think about the housing developments in the colliery and frankfield loch and elsewhere in the area. Frankfield loch forms part of the seven lochs wetland park which brings together 20 sq km of lochs, parks, nature. The area, off muirhead road, offers an excellent balance of open space. Alexander mccall smith tours the wondrous, macabre surgeons hall and sets foot on the sacred ground of ionas ancient abbey. The molendinar burn, a key influence in the siting of the city of glasgow by st kentigern, flows from frankfield loch through hogganfield loch. I know at some point the miller family were tenants. The family of innes of morayshire scotland and the. At no time during this great journey does he seek to talk down to or lecture the viewer as some others do, he lets the story unfold with little vignettes of reconstruction to help the story a long and. The loch is one a series of kettle ponds to the north east of the city, dating from. The eleventh instalment in the rhona macleod series, the forensic expert is called into the island of sanday when the remains of a child are found in the local primary school which may have links to the. Until the 16th century it was among the richest royal burghs in scotland, but declined in the 17th century, its trade handicapped by its distance from the sea. Frankfield loch also has a very engineered quality to it when u look at it, theres a. Stepps and frankfield loch, down to auchilea park and bishop loch in.
Search the history of over 424 billion web pages on the internet. List of contributors david armitage is professor of history at harvard university. Based in highland scotland, the company is characterised by high editorial and design standards, internationalism, and a strong engagement with the contemporary world using modern methods. The text is aided by genealogical tables of key scottish families and several maps, including one of. Hogganfield loch is mentioned in the thomas richardson map of 1795. It is scotland s largest secondhand bookshop with 100,000 selected.
He claimed that maps he had examined at the city engineers department proved that hogganfield loch was the true source of the molendinar. Based in highland scotland, the company is characterised by high editorial and design standards, internationalism, and a strong. There is not, at present, any sign of the ground being drained for cultivation. The last two blog postings addressed the question of settlement of flemings in the moray area in the later middle ages. The works of william robertson history of scotland.
The dramatic story of scotland by charismatic television historian, neil oliver. Alistair moffat discovers a lost whisky village in the wilds of strathconon, and climbs up through the vertiginous layers of history at edinburgh castle. The history of scotland is a very broad subject but he threads his way through a sometimes bloody historical background to the birth of a nation. The muddy edges of frankfield loch make it a great place for wading birds like snipe and lapwing. Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Our development of new homes in baillieston, glasgow offers a choice of 124 two, three and four bed family homes in one of glasgows most soughtafter and desirable locations. Both are roughly the same size in terms of page count, but a history of scotland in a sense covers less but more deeply. The hidden glasgow forums view topic molendinar burn. The story of a scottish royal burgh by foden, frank isbn.
Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the dates. Frankfield loch glasgow 2020 all you need to know before you. Historical account of frankfield loch glasgow city, north lanarkshire from francis h.
Sadly, there is very little left of frankfield house i should know i live 5 minutes walk from where it was. The ambitious plan will link seven lochs and open up acres of lost. Its source is frankfield loch in cardowan to the northeast of glasgow. The loch, in conjunction frankfield loch, was used as a water supply for various mills. Other kettle ponds in the area include, bishops, frankfield, woodend and lochend lochs the latter are part of drumpellier country park. As they take us through the history of scotlands hills, lochs, roads. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. A history stops 30 years later and contains only history unlike the two thematic chapters one, on the scottish diaspora, rather thin in terms of content and the other, on scottish. Our development of new homes at frankfield loch, off cumbernauld road in stepps offers a choice of 125 two, three, and four bedroom terraced, semidetached and detached family homes in a location.
Loch ruthven photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Lady of the loch history book scottish wildlife trust. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. He is the author of the ideological origins of the british empire2000 and greater britain, 15161776. Indeed the word molendinaris defined as relating to a mill or a person who works in or lives in a mill. Old photographs hogganfield glasgow scotland youtube. Full text of transactions of the natural history society. It stood next to frankfield loch in the north east of glasgow. Hogganfield is a district in the scottish city of glasgow, located to the north east of the city. The family of innes of morayshire scotland and the flemish. Scotlands largest urban heritage and nature park to be created in. It is scotland s largest secondhand bookshop with 100,000 selected volumes. Frankfield house was in stepps and was just south of what is now known as frankfield loch named after the mansion but was formerly known as colm loch after the celtic saint. The molendinar burn, a key influence in the siting of the city of glasgow by st kentigern flows from frankfield loch through hogganfield loch which is mentioned in the thomas richardson map of 1795.
Taken from the making of scotland, canongate books. Ive attached a map and can send you over some others if you wish. Hogganfield is 45 miles from glasgow city centre and is situated off junction 12 of the m8 eastbound motorway. Rogue, who is the biggest and has killed a couple of people, and a smaller one. Amberley publishing holdings limited the hill, merrywalks, stroud, gloucestershire gl5 4ep. Seeking to decode scotlands city and rural landscapes, fiona watson and piers dixon show us how to read the environment around us.
Before that, his distinctive style was much in evidence as the charismatic presenter of the awardwinning multipart documentary series coast and the author of its tiein book. Local people used to extract ice from the loch, but this practice stopped by 1866 due to the. Steve alten has proven to be a literary master of the abyss. Our development of new homes at frankfield loch, off cumbernauld road in stepps offers a choice of 125 two, three, and four bedroom terraced, semidetached and detached family homes in a location that enjoys a semirural location with great transport links and the tranquillity of frankfield loch itself is on the doorstep.
The seven lochs wetland park is a green network bringing together eight square miles of lochs, parks and woodlands to the north of glasgow and coatbridge. Scotland has long had a romantic appeal which has tended to be focused on a few overdramatized personalities or events, notably mary queen of scots, bonnie prince charlie, the highland clearancesthe failures and the sad though more positively, william wallace and robert the bruce have also got in on the act, because of their heroism in resisting english aggression. Arthur herman shelved 19 times as scottishhistory avg rating 3. Written by author and editor helen armitage, it charts the incredible life story to date of lady and how she came to capture the hearts and minds of. Frankfield loch, glasgow city area information, map. Cavenger, who is trying to find loch ness type creatures to study. The loch, in conjunction frankfield loch, was used as a.
Anything else you want to add, anything its a community space. He also edited theories of empire, 14501800 1998, and coedited the british atlantic world, 15001800 2002, among other books. In 1920, land was purchased to create the park and was gradually extended in subsequent years. Oct 29, 2015 the last two blog postings addressed the question of settlement of flemings in the moray area in the later middle ages. But in modern times it became part of glasgows gangster history. Scotland is one of the oldest countries in the world with a vivid and diverse past.1019 1084 160 1090 764 968 1108 105 1200 1501 81 586 1114 1478 1569 1356 1556 356 947 408 761 877 1166 289 1331 478 625 1148 803 130 280 230 149