Molendinar Burn
The City of Glasgow's name comes from the Gaelic Glasgu, meaning dear green place - the dear green place in question was a beautiful wooded valley beside the Molindenar Burn where St. Mungo (also known as Kentigern) founded a church in the 6th Century.

The Molindenar Burn kept it's importance in Glasgow's history for a long time - the later cathedral was built approximately on the site of St. Mungo's church, and a bridge (the Bridge of Sighs) was built over the burn to the Necropolis. The burn also marked the eastern border of the city, and later was used to power the first of the mills that sprung up in the city.

The city outgrew the burn, though, and in the 1870s it was culverted over and almost forgotten - Wishart Street now runs along it's path next to the cathedral, and the burn travels all the way to the Clyde, finally passing under the High Court.

Joining the Molindenar Burn just before the courts is the Camlachie Burn, which runs eastwards under Glasgow Green before curving northeast - later pictures in this section are of the Camlachie Burn.
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