NS4760 : Beside a path in Glen Park

taken 2 months ago, near to Glenburn, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

Beside a path in Glen Park
Beside a path in Glen Park
The path can be seen on the left. On the right is a ditch that runs parallel to it. Between them are some stones that look like pieces of a building or wall. Maps from 1895 onwards show a woodland boundary just south of and parallel to the path. The ditch in the picture is probably a relic of that boundary, and it is possible, though less likely, that the stones were also associated with it.

The first-edition OS map (1860) shows a well near here, the Butter Well. Like the nearby Tea Well, it does not appear on later maps. The Rock Well does, though it is simply labelled "well". All three are among the places whose names were assigned by the Rev Patrick Brewster of nearby Craigielinn House (see Link for further comments). Craigielinn House itself is long gone.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Paths  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4730 6055 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:48.8398N 4:26.3074W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4729 6055
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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