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Lounge719 viewsOne of two lounges at Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.
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Shandon Fishing Pond777 viewsThis fishing pond was attached to Shandon Hydropathic Hotel, the former home of Clyde shipbuilder Robert Napier.
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Sinclair Street looking north696 viewsTaken at the junction of Sinclair Street and Clyde Street around 1927.
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Helensburgh Seafront659 viewsTaken from the pier when the tide was in. Note the paddling pool along the beach.
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Dining Room808 viewsPart of the dining room at Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.
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Golf Course at Shandon793 viewsThe nine-hole golf course was attached to Shandon Hydropathic Hotel, the former home of Clyde shipbuilder Robert Napier.
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Colquhoun Square678 views
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Remains of Malig Mill1137 viewsAround 1922 the mill was demolished. Some remains were kept and a rock garden was created.
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Donkey Rides1417 viewsUndated, but possibly the 1960s. Can anyone provide a date?
This image is watermarked.
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West Clyde Street, William Street1124 viewsThe junction of William Street and West Clyde Street.
This image is watermarked.
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Rustic Bridge1086 viewsThe rustic bridge was in Hermitage Park. If you could see through the trees you would see the Victoria Halls. Hermitage Primary School is off to the left. Date unknown.
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Pine Wood659 viewsEntrance to Pine Wood, The Highlandman's Road. Postcard dated 1891.
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