NS3977 : Cows at Pillanflatt

taken 2 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Cows at Pillanflatt
Cows at Pillanflatt
The cows graze here much of the time; they cause no difficulties either to walkers or to cyclists. The houses in the right background are in Renton: some of them are in the Tontine Park area, while others are in the more recent development at Dalquhurn.
Pillanflatt :: NS3877

The land of Pillanflatt lay between Dalquhurn and Mains of Cardross, and is mentioned in medieval records in connection with the Cardross residence of King Robert the Bruce. See a Geograph article Link for the precise location of Pillanflatt's farm buildings. See LinkExternal link for an annotated satellite view, showing features that are depicted on the 1:10560 OS maps from 1864 to 1938, in relation to the present-day landscape. A path that runs along the northern edge of the meadow here is known locally as the Howgate: Link

National Cycle Network Route 7 :: NX7662

The Lochs and Glens (North) route covers 214 miles from Inverness to Glasgow. The Lochs and Glens (South) covers 193 miles from Glasgow to Carlisle via the Ayrshire coast, Kirkcudbright and Dumfries. It continues east as the Coast to Coast C2C route to Sunderland.

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Date Taken
Friday, 7 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Landmark (from Tags)
Carman Hill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3909 7733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.7166N 4:34.7586W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3915 7729
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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