NS6965 : Gateway to the Moss

taken 6 years ago, near to Lochwood, Glasgow, Great Britain

Gateway to the Moss
Gateway to the Moss
At Commonhead Road. These days it is referred to as an LNR - Local Nature Reserve. Most of the moss has at one time been harvested for the peat. In historical terms this land was 'Common' but in the mid Eighteenth century local landed proprietors took advantage of the law to divide it up between them. Refer North Lanarkshire Council Archives. Motherwell Heritage Centre.
"Where Four Laird's waters meet, you'll find the fairies".
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 31 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Heath, Scrub  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6954 6569 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.0003N 4:5.1777W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6954 6567
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