Gallery of Pictures


This next card shows a group of children on the village green. Date of this picture is early 1900`s.


This is a nice card showing of the now demolished Carstairs Arms Hotel in some detail. Also of interest in the 1930`s/1940`s is the finger post so called because of the black fingers pointing the direction. ......more


This is a view of the area where the derelict garage is today. Some very nice thatched houses in this view. The back of the card says 1915 and mentions the names of two train drivers - Martin and Shaw ......more


This card which shows the Green at Carstairs plus a couple of children was taken before 1903 by Brown`s photographer, Lanark. The writer of the card says she used to play on this green.


This is a very unusual card of Carstairs Village as it was published by the Department of Ancient Monuments (now H.E.S. Scotland - Historic Environment Scotland). Why they choose this view when they ......more


Carstairs Red Cross Can anybody provide any information on this picture and the Red Cross in Carstairs?


This is a view of a corbel from the Medieval Church of Carstairs looks to be 14th century in style. It is a fine piece of decorated masonry.


Carstairs Castle This is a scan done with a resistivity meter about 10 years ago on the site of Carstairs Castle. The dark bits are thick walls. It seems that there was a gateway there. Notice the gap ......more


This is an aerial view of Carstairs. The site of the Castle is in the field on the right at the far end of the Village.


This is a picture of some of the vaulting from the mid 15th century church of St Mary, Carstairs. Note that it is upside down and has the stone roof of the church. It seems from the fragments of masonry ......more


This is a silver bowl presented by the Fullerton family when the present church was opened in 1795.


This is an interesting picture from Carstairs c.1900. It shows the girls all with their tambourines. Anybody got information on this one? Sunday School?


This is an old pump from Henderson`s Garage. No litres here, Imperial Gallons. Date of the pump 1950`s?


This is a view of a dead Henderson`s bus behind the old garage. An archaeological artefact in its own right!


This is the Ross map of 1773. Not as good as Roy but it is clearer than Roy which is a bit cluttered. Courtesy of the National Library of Scotland.


This is the angel of Carstairs as it used to look. Unfortunately taking down the original has not done it favours. Needs to be taken inside the church if this is possible for conservation. Date maybe early 18th century but could be wrong.

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