Linwood, Renfrewshire

About Linwood, Renfrewshire

Linwood is a small town in Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland, west of Glasgow. It is north-east of Johnstone and west of Paisley close to the Black Cart Water and the A737 road.HistoryLinwood owes its existence to the building of cotton and flax mills there at the end of the 18th century. In the following century there were shale coal oil works, ironstone and cotton production businesses in the village. There was a bleachfield at Linwood connected to the spinning mill there. ...

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