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 Kilcreggan & Cove
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Photographs of the villages of Kilcreggan & Cove on the Rosneath Peninsula
 in the Firth of Clyde on the West of Scotland


Pier at Kilcreggan

Pier at Kilcreggan on the Firth of Clyde

Kilcreggan is at the foot of the Rosneath Peninsula, between the Gare Loch and Loch Long

 Clyde steamers brought it within easy reach of Glasgow - some 25 miles ( 40km ) distant.




Houses and Shops at Kilcreggan

Houses and Shops at Kilcreggan

One of the imposing villas at Kilcreggan

One of the imposing villas at Kilcreggan

Many Glasgow shipowners and merchants made their summer retreats or even permanent residences around Kilcreggan,

Many of the villas were designed by the architect Alexander "Greek" Thomson

Painted rock on the shore at Kilcreggan

Victorian rock art on the shore at Kilcreggan

Re-painted in 1922 to celebrate Tutankhamen and named "Tut-tut".
  
Greenock and Gourock on the South Side of the River Clyde in the background

Kilcreggan across Firth of Clyde from Gourock

 Kilcreggan across Firth of Clyde from Gourock

Strone across Loch Long from Rosneath Peninsula

 Strone across Loch Long from Rosneath Peninsula

Craigrownie Church at Cove

Craigrownie Church at Cove ( A category "B" listed building )

The building was built as a United Presbyterian Church in 1869 but now functions as Craigrownie Church Hall.

Burgh Hall at Cove

Burgh Hall at Cove

The Hall was the brainchild of Charles Cayzer, owner of the Clan shipping line
 who had a summer residence in Cove, and who, as Provost, initiated its building in 1891.
 It was designed by Glasgow architect James Chalmers
 and was opened to the public as the "village" hall in 1893.

War Memorial at Cove

War Memorial at Cove

Old Parish Church at Cardross

Craigrownie Castle at Cove ( A category "B" listed building )

Craigrownie / Cove Castle is a 19th century ( 1852 ) Baronial castle designed by Alexander " Greek" Thomson

Beinn Bheula from Rosneath peninsula

Beinn Bheula from Rosneath peninsula

Isle of Arran from Rosneath peninsula

Isle of Arran from Rosneath peninsula

War Memorial at Cove

"Clevedon" - a Victorian Villa ( A category "B" listed building ) 

Knockberry House Hotel

Knockberry House Hotel ( A category "B" listed building ) 

Knockberry Castle

Knockberry Castle - 19th century country house


Ferry from Gourock arriving at Kilcreggan pier

Ferry from Gourock arriving at Kilcreggan pier

Formerly there was also a ferry service from Helensburgh

Helensburgh across Gare Loch from Kilcreggan

Helensburgh across Gare Loch from Kilcreggan

Map of Kilcreggan and Cove on the Rosneath Peninsula

Map of Kilcreggan and Cove on the Rosneath Peninsula

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