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Departing Cairnryan, Scotland

Today was the start of our Northern Ireland tour ex Glasgow, Scotland.

First, we travelled down the Ayrshire Coast from Glasgow to the ferry port of Cairnryan passing through Ayr, views of Ailsa Craig, Girvan and the golfing mecca of Turnberry.

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Snuff Bridge, Cathcart, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on the unusually named Snuff Bridge which spans the White Cart Water ( river) in the Cathcart district.

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Adam Fireplace, Glasgow Trades Hall, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the architectural heritage of the Adam family in the West of Scotland.

William Adam ( 1689-1748) was the leading Scottish architect of his time with a prodigious work output. Adam was multi-talented with skills in stone masonry plus business acumen. He was known to act as contactor as well as architect on certain schemes.

Read more on Visit Adam Architecture, Visit West of Scotland…