Tag: Scottish Vernacular
1 – 43 West Port, Lanark
West Port, Lanark is the sixth drawing in my Lanark street series. Lanark had four town gates: West Port, East Port, Wellgate and Castlegate. The gate that once stood at West Port has long gone having been demolished in the late 1700s.
Bloomgate to High Street, Lanark
Where Bloomgate meets Wide Close, the street narrows into a bottle neck where traffic slows to pass along this ancient route alongside St Nicholas Church. I have covered the rest of Bloomgate in earlier drawings and blog posts (here and here). The last few buildings on Bloomgate are home to Kass Hair & Beauty and…