Old Photograph Taylor Street Clydebank Scotland

Old photograph of people and houses on Taylor Street in Clydebank by Glasgow, Scotland. The town encompasses part of the Antonine Wall, including, at Hardgate Duntocher, the site of one of the forts built at regular intervals along the wall. In 2008, the Antonine Wall was designated as a World Heritage Site, as part of a multinational Heritage Site encompassing the borders of the Roman Empire. Before 1870, the area which later became Clydebank was largely rural, and agricultural. It consisted of some villages (Hardgate, Faifley, Duntocher, Dalmuir, Old Kilpatrick), farms and estates, with some small scale mining operations, coal, limestone and whinstone, several cotton mills and some small boat building yards.

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