NS4076 : Aitkenbar Circle, Bellsmyre

taken 7 years ago, near to Bellsmyre, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Aitkenbar Circle, Bellsmyre
Aitkenbar Circle, Bellsmyre
In the distance, the upper part of a couple of the high flats in Bellsmyre can be seen, just left of centre; for those, see NS4076 : Bellsmyre High Flats.

The street name preserves the name of a farm that was located near this spot, and which was recorded on the first-edition OS map (c.1860) as Aitkenbarr, and on some later maps as "Aitken Barr". In Roy's Military Survey of Scotland (1740s-50s), the same location is simply called "Barr".

Further ahead, on the far side of NS4076 : Whiteford Avenue, Bellsmyre, a continuation of this road is called NS4076 : Aitkenbar Drive, Bellsmyre.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Bellsmyre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4067 7650 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.3013N 4:33.2122W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4064 7644
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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