Tag Archives: 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. Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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