Buildings Gallery

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We are grateful for permission to include music from "Saft-Tongu'd Melody" Volume 2, recorded by the Scottish Traditional Fiddler, Hugh MacGilp, a kenspeckleMearns man, accompanied by Morag Macaskill and Fiona Rutherford. Press the play button to enjoy the music as you browse the gallery.

  • Main Street, looking South. The Doctor’s Buildings or Newton Place is in the left foreground
  • The Newton Inn at Mearns Cross. Horse buses ran from here to Giffnock Train Halt
  • Robshill tennis courts with Robshill Farm in the background
  • The Star Tearooms in Main Street
  • The Tea Well one of two sources for the village water supply.
  • Wardhill at Mearnskirk
  • Johnson the ironmonger, Kilmarnock Road.
  • King Henry's Knowe
  • The village Main Street
  • Bringan's Store
  • The Village Post Office
  • The Main Street
  • The Barrhead Road
  •  Cairn Duff's little shop sold sweets and postcards at Wardhill, south of Mearnskirk.
  • The Newton Inn, also known as Porter's Inn which stood at the Cross.
  • The Bungalow Tearoom on Kilmarnock Road. Now a private house
  • Western SMT bus depot which stood where the two storey car park is on Barrhead Road.
  • Thumble' Ha' at Gateside on the Mearns Road,named because at one time tailors lived there.
  • The Red Lion Inn Mearnskirk demolished in the 1930s.
  • Fordyce Court sheltered housing complex, named after the village doctor
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