Braehead House, Crossford
This house appears to date from about 1830 and the developer was John Orr of Braehead SSC who was a wealthy Edinburgh lawyer. It is interesting to speculate on why he picked here...
The two cards illustrated here have been acquired on behalf of Lanark Museum.
The importance of these cards is the fact that they are signed by the person shown on the card.
The purpose of the Clydesdale Heritage Project is to encourage local schools, organisations and local people to take an active interest in their Heritage.
Initially the project will be concentrating on getting people involved through a series of local road shows which will explain what the project is about. Some of these have already taken place but the bulk will be taking place from September, 2011.
Lanark and District Archaeological Society (LADAS) is a very active amateur society operating in the Clydesdale area of Scotland. This is an area rich in history. The Society has been involved in excavations on several Prehistoric, Roman and Mediaeval sites throughout the area.