Photographs of a walk from the Erskine Bridge along the south banks of the River Clyde to Langbank
Erskine House Hospital on the Southern Bank of the River Clyde
Erskine House was built in 1828 and was formerly the residence of the Lords Blantyre.
It is constructed in Tudor syle on a wooded eminence overlooking the River Clyde.
From 1916 until after World War II it was the Princess Louise Hospital for Sailors and Soldiers.
It was known subsequently as Erskine Hospital.
It houses disabled ex-servicemen and women and is the largest ex-service hospital in the United Kingdom.
The structure is an A-grade listed building.
The grounds hold an 18-hole golf course and also an extension of the Clyde River Walkway.
Erskine House Hospital
The River Clyde at Dumbuck could be forded in Roman times at low tide,
a causeway has been found running north from the Longhaugh Lodge-Old Bishopton track
St. Vincent's College Chapel in Langbank
This is a category "B" listed building
Old Bishopton track from Langbank to Erskine House near Longhaugh Lodge
A causeway runs north from the Longhaugh Lodge - Old Bishopton track
and curves through the river dyke to pass as a recognisable mound to the beach.
Beyond this it proceeds as a wide gravelly mound beneath a cobbled way to the Longhaugh Light
This aligns with a recognisable road mound on the northern bank of the river.
Earl of Mar Hall Hotel on the Southern Bank of the River Clyde
Quarried from local stone, the colossal Tudor-Gothic dream mansion
started in 1828 by the 11th Lord of Blantyre,
one of the Earls of Mar,
Mar Hall Hotel is now a five-star Scottish golf and spa resort
Bishopton Parish Church
There has been a church on the site since the twelfth century
when one was constructed by the Abbey of Paisley,
probably as the site was on the pilgrimage route to Iona.
The present building was constructed in 1812
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