Anchor Mills & The Hamills , Paisley
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Anchor Mills & The Hamills , Paisley

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The Anchor Mills in Paisley was built in 1886 . Made from red brick and sandstone , it was built for the Clark family who were a successful thread manufacturer and were world leaders in their time .

Work in the mill ended in the 1980's and has since been redeveloped to contain apartments .

The waterfalls next to the mill are known as the Hamill's , on the White Cart Water .

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A: Anchor Mills , Paisley

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 190 meter væk

The Anchor Mills in Paisley was built in 1886 . Made from red brick and sandstone , it was built for ...

Anchor Mills , Paisley

B: Paisley Abbey and Town Hall

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 260 meter væk

Paisley Abbey is currently a Church of Scotland parish kirk . Formerly a Cluniac monastery the abbey ...

Paisley Abbey and Town Hall

C: Paisley Town Hall , Abbey & Tannahill Statue

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 340 meter væk

Paisley town hall was built in 1882 by Belfast architect W.H.Lynn . A fine example of Victorian archi...

Paisley Town Hall , Abbey & Tannahill Statue

D: Silverburn Shopping Centre , Glasgow

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 5.4 km væk

Silverburn Shopping Centre can be found in the South of Glasgow . It replaced the 75 acre Pollok Cent...

Silverburn Shopping Centre , Glasgow

E: Pollok Park Glasgow

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 5.9 km væk

This is the White Cart river which is found running though Pollok Park which is part of the Pollok Es...

Pollok Park Glasgow

F: Titan Crane: Clydebank (Top)

Af Peter Stark, 6.2 km væk

The Titan Crane at Clydebank stands at the site of the former John Browns shipyard where the great oc...

Titan Crane: Clydebank (Top)

G: Titan Crane: Clydebank (Base)

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The Titan Crane at Clydebank stands at the site of the former John Browns shipyard where the great oc...

Titan Crane: Clydebank (Base)

H: Pollok House , Glasgow (4)

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 6.5 km væk

Pollok House is located within the Pollok Estate which is found in the south side of Glasgow . Pollok...

Pollok House , Glasgow (4)

I: Pollock Country House

Af Peter Stark, 6.5 km væk

Pollok Estate has been the home of the Maxwell family since the mid-13th century. The current house i...

Pollock Country House

J: Pollok House , Glasgow

Af Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 6.5 km væk

Pollok House is located within the Pollok Estate which is found in the south side of Glasgow . Pollok...

Pollok House , Glasgow

Dette panorama blev taget i Scotland, Europe

Dette er et overblik over Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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