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Clynder712 viewsA very old view of Clynder and Barremman from Rosneath.
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Rhu Village712 viewsLooking down on Rhu village and Rhu Bay from the drive of Woodstone Court, circa 1959.
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Gareloch sunset712 viewsA yacht tows a dinghy as it make its way from Shandon towards Rhu Narrows, circa 1930.
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Fruin Water712 viewsAn old image of the Fruin Water. Image date and exact location not known.
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Gareloch from Rosneath712 viewsTwo ladies admire the view of the Gareloch from Rosneath. Image date unknown.
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Gareloch from Ardencaple710 viewsA view of the Gareloch from Ardencaple, showing the Training Ship Empress and the steamer Lucy Ashton. Image date unknown.
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Auchendennan707 viewsAuchendennan House was from 1945 to 2013 a Youth Hostel and is reputed to have its own ghost. This view, circa 1956, shows Loch Lomond and Inchmurrin island beyond. Used for hunting by Robert the Bruce when he lived at Cardross, and then a church possession of Dunbarton, Auchendennan was feued about the time of Flodden to one of the Dennistouns, Andrew of Cardross, whose descendants held it for 100 years and then the Napiers of Kilmahew for another 100 years. The present mansion was built in 1867 by Glasgow merchant George Martin, and it is now back in private ownership.
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Mill Brae, Kilcreggan707 viewsA view of the lower part of the Mill Brae, the steep hill down into Kilcreggan. The low wooden house was for many years the home of Mrs Lucy Rickerman, who lived to the age of 105 before her death in 1980 and was the only person to be awarded the title of Burgess of the Burgh of Cove and Kilcreggan. She was also the oldest person ever to live in Helensburgh and district. Image circa 1962.
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Kirkbrae, Cardross707 viewsAn old image of Kirkbrae, now Main Street, in Cardross, with the original Cardross Parish Church — destroyed by German bombs in 1941 — in the background. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.
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The East Bay706 viewsAn old view of the East Bay looking towards the town centre. Image date unknown.
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Tide out at Rhu705 viewsA view of Rhu Bay with the tide out, circa 1928.
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Rhu Narrows704 viewsAn old image of the Gareloch from above Clynder showing Rhu Narrows as it used to be, before the passage between the Spit and Rosneath was widened for use by naval vessels and submarines. Image date unknown.
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