An absolutely beautiful photo of “Springpark”, an old house in Auchentibber, which still exists today. Photographed here in a prime condition in 1978. (was that really 40 years ago!?)
Constructed between 1832 and 1850, Springpark was at one time a Public House. By 1859, Springpark was noted in the Parish records as being a Pub, well known by its name. It is recorded as being on the lands known as “Muirfoot” and was fued off Mr. Jackson of Park. (perhaps a good indication that Mr. Jackson was the original constructor and owner). Arthur Leggat was the landlord according to the Valuation Roll.
You can read more about the history of Springpark here https://blantyreproject.com/2015/09/18/leggat-ancestry-springpark-pub-part-1-of-2/
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Lillias Addison My Uncle was Arthur Leggat