Largs, Ayrshire

A seaside town 30 miles west of Glasgow, is where William Thomson (1824-1907), Baron Kelvin of Largs, built a castle-like mansion, Netherhall, in 1875. It cost 12,000 pounds. His full title was Baron Kelvin of Largs. [Klotz, p.23 gives a photo of Netherhall taken from S.P. Thomson's Life of Lord Kelvin.]


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