NS2982 : Hermitage Park

taken 6 years ago, near to Helensburgh, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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Hermitage Park
Hermitage Park
The structure in the left foreground is the park shelter. In the right background is the walled garden (NS2982 : Gate of a walled garden), with a short path (slightly more grey than the pinkish surface that is visible elsewhere) sloping down in front of its gate.

This picture is useful in explaining where Hermitage House stood. The near end of the house was where the shelter now stands. From there, the house extended back almost to the foot of the grey path that slopes down from the gate of the walled garden.
Hermitage Park, Helensburgh
This area was formerly the estate of Hermitage House; the house itself was demolished in 1963. The estate's walled garden still exists, and contains the town's war memorial ( Link ). The ruins of Malig Mill (the mill pre-dates the town of Helensburgh itself) are also located within the park, on the course of the Milligs Burn: Link
War Memorial in Hermitage Park
The memorial, designed by A.N.Paterson, stands in a walled garden, and was built in 1923. Its listed building report LinkExternal link (at Historic Environment Scotland) provides further details.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2997 8277 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.4574N 4:43.7200W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2995 8275
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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