Destruction of Summerhall

EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS MONDAY 4 AUGUST 1879 DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN SHANDON Yesterday afternoon, Summerhall House, the property of Mr John Bell, of Messrs Bell & Sons, Glasgow, was almost totally destroyed. About four o’clock smoke was observed about the roof, and in less than an hour the main house was completely gutted. Mr and MrsContinue reading “Destruction of Summerhall”

Fire At The Hydro

THE SCOTSMAN FRIDAY 2 NOVEMBER 1928 SHANDON HYDRO OUTBREAK LARGE ANNEXE DESTROYED Helensburgh fire brigade were called out yesterday morning to one of the most serious fires which has occurred in the Gareloch district for a long time. The scene of the outbreak was Shandon Hydro Hotel, which was used by the Admiralty during theContinue reading “Fire At The Hydro”

Shandon Hydropathic on Fire

Aberdeen Press and Journal 16 July 1898 The baths connected with the Shandon Hydropathic Establishment, Gareloch were destroyed by fire yesterday. The main building was saved. The building on fire, in addition to the ladies and gentlemen’s baths, contained the engine room and laundry, with large water tanks on the top. These tanks are onlyContinue reading “Shandon Hydropathic on Fire”