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Hilltop Farm - 15 May 2023
We stumbled upon this former farm building when looking for another location. We thought the farm was still in active use until we arrived to find it derelict and abandoned. From the condition of the building, we can only assume it has not been lived in for quite some time. All furniture and belo... continue reading

WWII Coastal Battery - 30 Apr 2023
Cloch Battery was a coastal defence battery located near the town of Gourock on the West Coast of Scotland. It was operational in both WWI and WWII. Today you can still find fragmented remains of the battery site including the main firing control building, that is located on the hillside above Cl... continue reading

The Tenement House - 08 Mar 2023
The Tenement house in Glasgow is a time capsule into the past and gives us an idea of what it would have been like to live in a typical middle-class Glasgow tenement. The home has been preserved and it is managed by the National Trust for Scotland. The tenement house was once the home of Agness T... continue reading

Loch Long Torpedo Range Revisit - 26 Feb 2023
We recently made a return trip to the former torpedo test range on Loch Long. We were interested to see how it's condition had changed since we last visited in Feb 2018. The ruins remain pretty much the same as they were during our previous visit. The jetty appears to have had some mainte... continue reading

New Site Search - 17 Dec 2022
We have recently introduced site search on our website. We have done this to make it easier to locate content. When we first launched this site it was always our goal to provide some form of site search. It did not however make sense to implement it until we had built up a large enough collection of... continue reading

Hidden Cold War Aircraft Monitoring Post - 11 Dec 2022
The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a British civil defence organization that was responsible for the identification and reporting of aircraft movements during the end stages of WWII and into the Cold War. It was formed in 1925 and was disbanded in 1995. The ROC consisted of volunteers who... continue reading

Hill House - The House in a Box - 09 Dec 2022
The Hill House in Helensburgh is a famous building designed by renowned Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It was built between 1902-1904 for publisher Walter Blackie and his family. It is considered a masterpiece of Mackintosh's "Glasgow Style" of architecture.The house is located on a ... continue reading

Photogrammetry - Possible Grave - 09 Dec 2022
Photogrammetry is a method of using photographs to measure and analyze objects or landscapes. It involves taking multiple photographs of an object or scene from different angles and then using specialized software to analyze the photographs and create a 3D model or map of the object or land... continue reading

Ardrossan Castle - 04 Dec 2022
The Castle at Ardrossan, is situated upon a rocky hill, which gives it its name, made up of ard, meaning height, and rossan, a rocky promontory. The current ruins are on the site of an earlier castle owned by the Barclay family. By the thirteenth century, it had passed to the Ardross... continue reading

Heathfield Farm Ruins - 01 Nov 2022
We stumbled upon this ruin when out looking for another location. We filmed the remains of the buildings, then did some research later. The ruins are all that remains of the former Heathfield Farm located within The Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park.There are many ruins like this to be found all across ... continue reading

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