Shuttle Row

Blantyre's Ain Website

Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Blantyre Folk

David Livingstone

Shuttle Row

Livingstone's BirthplaceShuttle Row, built around 1780, was home to twenty-four families, including David Livingstone’s.

Conditions were basic, and its turret walls were inset with cast iron ‘jaw-boxes’ where sewerage was deposited, which must have made the approach to the house particularly unpleasant.

It is said that David Livingstone, after walking home from his studies at Glasgow University, so late at night, he had to sleep on the step because he could not raise his family.  Shuttle Row and Washouse
 Shuttle Row CollageShuttle Row Gardens  Shuttle Row before RestorationShuttle Row before Restoration
 Shuttle Row c1910Shuttle Row c1880  Desired accommodation
 Shuttle Row after RenovationShuttle Row after Renovation  Shuttle Row and Mill from across the ClydeShuttle Row and Mill from across the Clyde

Shuttle Row with GlobeShuttle Row Today

Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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