NS4660 : Remains of Wardhouse field system

taken 9 years ago, near to Glenburn, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

Remains of Wardhouse field system
Remains of Wardhouse field system
The farmstead was already a ruin before 1860; NS4660 : The remains of Wardhouse are located just inside the woods on the right.

The present photograph shows part of the field system associated with that farmstead. Not far ahead, a former field dyke can be seen as a low ridge running from right to left. From a corner at its left-hand end, a similar low ridge, made more conspicuous by the pinkish grass growing on top of it, can be discerned receding into the distance.

Behind the photographer's position there was a similar feature: NS4660 : Remains of Wardhouse field system.
Wardhouse field system

By 1858, when this area was surveyed for the first-edition OS map, the farmstead of Wardhouse was already a ruin. However, the L-shaped ruins of the farm buildings can still be discerned, as can various parts of a field system associated with the farmstead.

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Date Taken
Monday, 30 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Derelict, Disused 
Ruin (from Tags)
Field Dyke 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4660 6030 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:48.6918N 4:26.9685W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4656 6028
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Gleniffer Braes Country Park 

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