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Caption for Helensburgh, Ardencaple Castle 1901: A large number of country houses, many of which were called castles by their owners, have either been demolished or are shadows of their former selves. For instance, Woolmet finished up in the middle of what became a coalfield; the land surrounding both Kincraig and Melville was given over to caravans; and the Strathleven estate became an industrial estate. Ardencaple was demolished in 1957.

Memories of Helensburgh

i went to school at the hermitage acadamy for about a year because my dad was in the navy at the time stationed at rosneath. my parents and i used to walk along the seafront and have tea and ice cream in tony,s ice cream parlour. there are wonderful views over the gareloch here ,you can see rosneath point from the front.

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