NS4573 : Remains of the Old Wharf at Bowling

taken 8 years ago, near to Bowling, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Remains of the Old Wharf at Bowling
Remains of the Old Wharf at Bowling
For the main discussion of the wharf, which is now represented only by some lines of posts on NS4573 : The shore at Bowling, see NS4573 : Remains of the Old Wharf at Bowling (where the background details are also described).

The sandy area to the right of the far end of the wharf was, in the latter half of the nineteenth century, occupied by what is annotated "Bowling Green" on the 1864 OS map (it had gone by the time of the 1899 OS map). It is debatable whether this was the green of a bowling club (in which case, I wonder what the club was called), or the village green.

On a large mound at the near end of the ruins of the wharf, a pair of posts can be seen; the posts are about six metres tall, and perhaps (I am speculating) supported a sign associated with the wharf. The mound is similar (except in size) to one that is located about 550 metres further upriver: NS4573 : Marker post on the shore.
Old Wharf at Bowling
This structure dates from before the middle of the nineteenth century.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine 
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Bowling 
Ruin (from Tags)
Wharf 
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Clyde 
Category
Wharf   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4512 7339 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.7136N 4:28.8331W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4514 7339
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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