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Photographs of the Town of Renfrew on the River Clyde in the West of Scotland


Town Centre of Renfrew

Town Centre of Renfrew

Renfrew is some 6 miles ( 10km ) to the west of Glasgow.
Renfrew has royal burgh status and is the county town of Renfrewshire.
Renfrew is at the confluence of the River Clyde and the River Cart.
 A passenger ferry crosses the River Clyde from Renfrew to Yoker.



Town Hall in Renfrew

Town Hall in Renfrew

The steeple was built in 1872
 to replace an earlier town hall on the site
 which dated from 1670.

The design is a mixture of French and Gothic styles
and the tower is 105ft in height.


Catholic Cathedral of Saint Mirin in Paisley

The mercat cross and war memorial in Renfrew Town Centre.

A mercat cross is a market cross found in cities and towns in Scotland
 at the central site for trade and commerce.
 It was originally a place where merchants would gather
 and later became the focal point for town events
 such as executions, announcements and proclamations.





The Victory Baths Building in Renfrew

The Victory Baths in Renfrew - an Edwardian Building from 1921




The Police Station Building in Renfrew

The Police Station Building in Renfrew




Town Centre of Renfrew

Town Centre of Renfrew




The Parish Church in Renfrew

The Old Parish Church  in Renfrew




Yoker Renfrew Ferry on River Clyde Walkway in Glasgow

Former Car Ferry across the River Clyde from Yoker to Renfrew
Has now been replace by a passenger-only ferry service across the 200 metres wide River Clyde
 between Renfrew on the south bank and Yoker on the north bank.


Renfrew, Paisley & Gleniffer Braes Gallery Photo Gallery


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