Defending the Clyde

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During 2016 we will be undertaking a survey of the defences built in the first half of the 20th century to protect the Clyde from attack from the sea.  We will be working with the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology and … Continued

First World War Vessels

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The Clyde shipyards made a huge contribution to Britain during the both World Wars. If you are interested in our naval heritage then you might enjoy a website dedicated to telling the story of Britain’s First World War vessels which … Continued

Recreation and Tourism

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Scotland’s coast and sea firths, including the Clyde, are important to Scotland’s people in many different ways.  Not least is the contribution they make in terms of recreation and tourism.  The coastline can be a beautiful  place to visit, a … Continued

Hyndford Mills

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Last Wednesday I visited two mill sites on the Clyde just upstream of Lanark: Hyndford Mills and Carmichael Mill in the company of representatives of the Clydesdale Mills Society, CAVLP Heritage, and my colleague Dr Piers Dixon. Hyndford Mills (pictured) … Continued