Historic photos of Lemahagow, South Lanarkshire

The Creamery

Lesmahagow Creamery

Lesmahagow Creamery and Spice Factory on Strathaven Road. c.1973.

This part of the road was called Creamery Brae until 1935, then renamed Strathaven Rd.

Lesmahagow Creamery Lorry

Lesmahagow Creamery Ltd. Delivery Lorry. c.1925

The Railway

Lesmahagow station and goods yard

Lesmahagow station and goods yard

Abbeygreen

The fountain and main street

Lesmahagow - the fountain and main street.

Thomas Brown's Warehouse in Abbeygreen

Thomas Brown's Warehouse in Abbeygreen. This later became the headquarters and main branch of the Abbeygreen Co-operative Society in around 1913.

Schools

School Road - Lesmahagow Infants School with High School behind

School Road - Lesmahagow Infants School with High School behind.

School Road - Lesmahagow Infants School with High School behind

A wider version of probably the same photo, taken from the railway embankment near the viaduct. The tomato greenhouses can be seen in the foreground while, in the background, more houses can be seen in Broompark Drive.

Others

Milton Toll - Lesmahagow

Milton Toll, Lesmahagow. The toll house on the right was built at the North end of Telford's bridge across the Nethan. The house was demolished in the early 1960s, but there is a plaque and garden now where the house once stood.

Lesmahagow Bowling Green

Lesmahagow Bowling Green.

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Prepared: 03 July 2021 DJH.