NS5651 : Picketlaw Reservoir

taken 13 years ago, near to Eaglesham, East Renfrewshire, Great Britain

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Picketlaw Reservoir
Picketlaw Reservoir
Picketlaw Reservoir or Picket Loch (2 x 1 furl.) as it used to be known, took its name after the nearby the Picket Law where Covenanters kept watch for Government Troops during their conventicles on the moors. Picketlaw is the largest of a chain of lochs including High Dam Link and Mid Dam Link . Water was drawn-off from the north-east into the Linn Burn with dams and sluices to supply both the cotton and corn mills situated in the Orry Link Link . A memorial Link to Covenanters Robert Lockhart and Gabriel Thomson who were shot as they returned from a coventicle in 1685, stands in the churchyard of Eaglesham Parish Church Link .
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Friday, 7 August, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 566 513 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:44.0605N 4:17.1206W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 569 514
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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