Category Archives: pen and ink drawing

Route 66 to High Street Lanark

With most of these buildings on Wellgate constructed in the early to mid-19th century, they will have already witnessed the pandemic of 1918 -19, the epidemic which took around 50 million lives worldwide including my Grandfather’s, just a few months … Continue reading

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Wellgate Lanark – Healing Hands to La Vigna

Wellgate, Lanark is one of the historic four gates or ports into the town. These are West Port, East Port, Wellgate and Castlegate. This drawing of Wellgate starts with no 60 and 58 and ends where it meets the High … Continue reading

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Flowers by Lesley to Flowers of Scotland

There’s something uplifting to see flowers out on the high street, especially at this time of year. To continue where I left off on the last blog post, this is Flowers by Lesley Strachan,  on Lanark High Street, always a … Continue reading

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32-56 High Street Eccleshall

Here’s another section along the north side of Eccleshall High Street. I’ve added the descriptions for each of the many listed buildings along this part of the street and added the link to the relevant page of British Listed Buildings … Continue reading

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Leek: 54 to 76 St Edward Street

Driving into Leek along the A53 from Stoke, you catch sight of the striking black and white profile of the Victoria Buildings on the left hand side. Turn the corner from Broad St (A53) into St Edward Street and you … Continue reading

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Denmark Place, Holloway Road

Cowling and Wilcox on the Holloway Road sells a great range of sketch books. I’ve been filling one of them up with sketches in and around the Holloway Road.  I recently completed another stretch of this road – the part … Continue reading

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Blossom Street, York

Time to update the archive! This is a short length of Blossom Street, right next to Micklegate Bar, the ancient and most significant south west gateway into the walled City of York. You can just see the stonework to the … Continue reading

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