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The sauchie haugh or willow meadow from which the street derives its name was probably a low-lying area located near what would later become Charing Cross.The development of Sauchiehall Street was part of the westward growth of the city, spurred by the desire of wealthy merchants to own property on the outskirts.It’s a long street by Glasgow standards and was renowned for its department stores, hotels, cinemas, restaurants and tearooms as well as art galleries and a range of smaller businesses.Much of the street is situated on a hillside that was probably once moorland, parts of which may have been wooded and others later cultivated.Armstrong’s Hotel is on the left and on the right with its magnificent tower and Grecian temple front is St. The tower was taken down in 1957-58 to make way for St.
On this page I will advise such data as I have located about many subjects, until such time as sufficient data is assembled to create specific pages in the particular area. The image of the River Wear bucket dredger was provided by Clive Ketley. This section started, in fact, as a result of seeing an e-Bay item of great quality, an item that sold for what seems to me to be the quite modest price of GBP 5.99. 15, 1872 - 13 x 8 1/2 inches in size, printed by Whiteman & Bass, of London. And next a splendid image of the church thanks to Sunderland Public Libraries - who make the image available via Flickr here. The image, in black & white, was, I see, published in an 1885 issue of 'Illustrated London News' as per an e-Bay item in Nov. Next is the centre portion only of a limited edition etching by Walter Lishman (1903/1986), entitled 'Monkwearmouth circ 964-1964 A. The church would seem to have been altered considerably between 1872 & 1885. If you compare the images the church is the same, still with a tower but no longer with the spire atop the tower.
And next, a pair of Sunderland images, of works by the prolific artist L. With sources as follows: First below is an image of Seaburn Beach in the early 1900s, i.e. Next, an interesting trade card for 'Drury & Son' - a 'Raphael Tuck and Sons', 'Oilette', postcard, mailed at Sunderland on Oct. Drury & Son.' The bull depicted was, it would seem, the prize winning bull that won the 'Drury's Challenge Bowl'. The listing image was enlarged for better presentation here.
K., the vendor of the item, for the regular outstanding quality of their listing images. It is probably unlikely that the material that follows will be expanded into extensive coverage of St. Even though the venerable church surely merits extended coverage due to its history of many centuries - built back in 674 AD, just a little before my time! Note: I have slightly modified the listing image for better presentation on this page - a bigger version of the print can be seen here.
vendor 'yelesomniloc' for his wonderful listing image - do drop by his store to view the current listings.
To start the subject off, here is a section of an 1896 Ordnance Survey map showing the Ford Paper Mill (Works) site at Hylton. An 17th century print of Finchale Priory, sometimes referred to as Finchale Abbey, a 13th century Benedictine priory, the remains of which are located beside the River Wear, four miles N.