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NS4377 : Black Craig by Lairich Rig Black Craig by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4377
The long rock outcrop that can be seen on the far side of the valley (that of... (more)
NS4084 : Track to the Shanacles by Lairich Rig Track to the Shanacles by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4084
The name Shanacles is thought to represent the Gaelic "seann eaglais"... (more)
NS3980 : Napierston Road by Lairich Rig Napierston Road by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3980
The picture was taken from the junction with NS3980 : Auchincarroch Road. The area ahead is... (more)
NS3879 : Place of Bonhill by Lairich Rig Place of Bonhill by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3879
The road was earlier called Turnbull's Loan (the written form that appears... (more)
NS3978 : Steps leading up to Nobleston by Lairich Rig Steps leading up to Nobleston by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3978
The steps lead up from Stirling Road. The large area of housing on the hillside... (more)
Tags: top:PathsX   Toponymy  
NS4185 : Track to Auchenlinnhe by Lairich Rig Track to Auchenlinnhe by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4185
This entrance faces that of a NS4185 : Road to Blairlinnans. The name Auchenlinnhe seems out of... (more)
NS4482 : Merkins Farm by Lairich Rig Merkins Farm by Lairich Rig
for square NS4482
The photograph was taken from Auchincarroch Road, which is also one of the local... (more)
NS4283 : The Cranloch Burn by Lairich Rig The Cranloch Burn by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4283
The photograph was taken from the road; the picture NS4283 : Cottages on the Horseshoe was taken from... (more)
NS3478 : Darleith Road by Lairich Rig Darleith Road by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3478
Category: Road
The road takes its name from the ancient Darleith estate, which was located in... (more)
NS2974 : Auchmountain Road by Lairich Rig Auchmountain Road by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS2974
Category: Road
The name of the road changes at the section shown here; ahead, it is known as... (more)
NS4382 : Stream flowing towards Spittal Farm by Lairich Rig Stream flowing towards Spittal Farm by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4382
Category: Stream
This photo was taken from the roadside; the same stream is shown, flowing on the... (more)
NS7893 : The Butt Well by Lairich Rig The Butt Well by Lairich Rig
for square NS7893
The well is shown and named on the 1:25000 OS map, as it was on an earlier... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   top:Historic Sites and ArtefactsX   Toponymy   subject:WellX  
NS3977 : River bank at Sandyholme by Lairich Rig River bank at Sandyholme by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3977
The name Sandyholme does not appear on any OS maps (here, these date from 1860... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   subject:River BankX   top:Rivers, Streams, DrainageX   Toponymy  
NS4966 : Path to Cockels Loan by Lairich Rig Path to Cockels Loan by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4966
The path is in NS4966 : Cockelshill Park, so called after a Cockles Hill that appears on the... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   top:Park and Public GardensX   subject:PathX   top:PathsX   Toponymy  
NS3777 : Dick's Pond by Lairich Rig Dick's Pond by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3777
My thanks to fellow contributor Stan Campbell ... (more)
Tags: former:DamX   type:GeographX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   subject:PondX   Toponymy  
NS3776 : Perrays Wood by Lairich Rig Perrays Wood by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3776
The view is from near the gate shown in NS3776 : Farm track. Expand the end-note for... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   Toponymy   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NS3075 : Remains of a Dry Dock crane at Inchgreen by Lairich Rig Remains of a Dry Dock crane at Inchgreen by Lairich Rig
for square NS3075
The cranes had been demolished eight days before this picture was taken. This... (more)
Tags: subject:CraneX   ruin:CraneX   type:Cross GridX   top:Docks, HarboursX   Toponymy  
NS4472 : View from the edge of Big Wood by Lairich Rig View from the edge of Big Wood by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4472
The view is from the vicinity of the bench shown in NS4472 : Bench beside a path in Big Wood. Followed... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   Toponymy   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NS4671 : The mouth of the so-called Erskine Harbour by Lairich Rig The mouth of the so-called Erskine Harbour by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4671
The end-note provides a summary, but in the present item I will enlarge upon... (more)
Tags: top:CoastalX   landmark:Erskine BridgeX   type:GeographX   top:Historic Sites and ArtefactsX   Toponymy  
NS4674 : Rock outcrop on a steep slope by Lairich Rig Rock outcrop on a steep slope by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4674
This feature is set on a steep slope, beside a boundary fence whose line is... (more)
NS3586 : Auchentullich Farm Shop by Lairich Rig Auchentullich Farm Shop by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3586
The farm shop is beside the A82. At the time of writing, the map uses the... (more)
NS3880 : The Ghaistie-ford Burn by Lairich Rig The Ghaistie-ford Burn by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3880
"An ancient burying-ground existed near the south lodge at Tillichewan, and... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   top:Rivers, Streams, DrainageX   subject:StreamX   Toponymy  
NS4959 : The Fereneze Hills by Lairich Rig The Fereneze Hills by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4959
The fence is encountered after walking a little further along the old path shown... (more)
NS5072 : Cleddans Road by Lairich Rig Cleddans Road by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS5072
For a distance of about 1.3km (0.8 miles), this road closely follows the route... (more)
NS3673 : The start of the Paradise Path by Lairich Rig The start of the Paradise Path by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3673
The path begins here by the side of a NS3673 : Bridge over the Finlaystone Burn. See also NS3673 : Paradise Path /... (more)
Tags: subject:PathX   top:PathsX   Toponymy  
NS5479 : Cat Craig by Lairich Rig Cat Craig by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS5479
This crag, in the Squirrel Wood, is a basaltic formation, one of several in this... (more)
NS5065 : Arkleston by Lairich Rig Arkleston by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS5065
The 1:50000 OS map simply calls the area Arkleston, while the 1:25000 map names... (more)
NS4388 : Endrick Water by Lairich Rig Endrick Water by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4388
The picture was taken from near the endpoint of an NS4388 : Old boundary. The area shown... (more)
NS4287 : Aber by Lairich Rig Aber by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4287
This is a view from what used to be known as the NS4287 : Townhead of Aber. Simon Taylor,... (more)
NS4385 : The Dumpling (Duncryne Hill) by Lairich Rig The Dumpling (Duncryne Hill) by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4385
Tags: HillX   The DumplingX   Toponymy   top:UplandsX   WitchesX  
NS4780 : View towards White Haughs by Lairich Rig View towards White Haughs by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4780
The area around the central part of the edge of the forest, which is 300 metres... (more)
Tags: top:MoorlandX   Toponymy   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NS3980 : Entering Jamestown by Lairich Rig Entering Jamestown by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3980
John Neill's 1912 book "Records and Reminiscences of Bonhill... (more)
Tags: place:JamestownX   top:Roads, Road TransportX   Toponymy  
NS3875 : Oxhill Road by Lairich Rig Oxhill Road by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3875
This area of Dumbarton is called Oxhill, after the Oxen Hill that is depicted... (more)
NS3181 : Dennistoun Crescent by Lairich Rig Dennistoun Crescent by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3181
The picture was taken not long before sunset. Not much further along this road,... (more)
NS2587 : Tom a' Mhòid by Lairich Rig Tom a' Mhid by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS2587
On the right is Tom a' Mhid, "the hill of the court" (for more... (more)
NS2785 : Waterfall at reservoir outflow by Lairich Rig Waterfall at reservoir outflow by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS2785
These cascades are located at the outflow of the northernmost of the three... (more)
NS2683 : Rhu Point by Lairich Rig Rhu Point by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS2683
A pair of promontories form Rhu Narrows at the entrance of the Gareloch: to the... (more)
Tags: top:CoastalX   Point or PromontoryX   place:RhuX   Toponymy  
NS3976 : Gooseholm pumping station by Lairich Rig Gooseholm pumping station by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3976
The pumping station is located on the eastern bank of the River Leven.... (more)
NS2982 : Remains of Malig Mill by Lairich Rig Remains of Malig Mill by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS2982
These are the ruins of a mill, located on the western side of NS2982 : The Milligs Burn (see... (more)
NS4879 : Spout of the White Horse by Lairich Rig Spout of the White Horse by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4879
At the time of submission, OS maps show the name "Spout of the White... (more)
NS4175 : Crosslet House by Lairich Rig Crosslet House by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4175
Crosslet House was built, c.1850, for Sheriff Humphrey Walter Campbell (for more... (more)
NS2982 : The Milligs Burn by Lairich Rig The Milligs Burn by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS2982
This picture shows the burn flowing, by means of the aperture left of centre,... (more)
NS4075 : Round Riding Road by Lairich Rig Round Riding Road by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4075
The photograph was taken near the eastern end of the road, where it meets the... (more)
NS4384 : Caldarvan House by Lairich Rig Caldarvan House by Lairich Rig
for square NS4384
The lands of Caldarvan and part of Wester Finnary were acquired in 1802 by... (more)
NS3676 : The road through Ardoch by Lairich Rig The road through Ardoch by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3676
Cardross lies about 1.5 kilometres ahead, along this road. The photograph was... (more)
Tags: place:ArdochX   top:Roads, Road TransportX   Toponymy  
NS3384 : The Fruin Water by Lairich Rig The Fruin Water by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3384
This is the river that gives Glen Fruin its name. A charter by "Mald,... (more)
NS3875 : Arthur's Seat by Lairich Rig Arthur's Seat by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3875
The wooded knoll shown here is located within the NS3875 : Cunninghame Graham Memorial Park (and appears in... (more)
NS3875 : Castle Hill by Lairich Rig Castle Hill by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS3875
The Castlehill area of Dumbarton is named after this hill, which is located at... (more)
NS4982 : Summit of Little Caldon Hill by Lairich Rig Summit of Little Caldon Hill by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4982
The green area in the foreground, with a white trough, is the summit of... (more)
Tags: HilltopX   place:Little Caldon HillX   Toponymy   top:UplandsX  
NS4481 : The Finland Burn at Red Brae by Lairich Rig The Finland Burn at Red Brae by Lairich Rig
geograph for square NS4481
Category: Burn
For other features of interest nearby, see NS4481 : Cultivation traces at Red Brae and NS4481 : Unfinished millstone at Red Brae. As... (more)
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