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1915 Wartime Garden Fete at Milheugh

Picturesquely situated and beautifully laid out, were the grounds of Milheugh House, High Blantyre admirably suited for the Summer garden fete held on Saturday 28th August 1915. With funds raised on behalf of Blantyre Cottage Hospital, this fete was to lift spirits as the people of Blantyre endured a further year of the first World […]

Old Woman Spinning

Sent in by Marel Adam, this dutch painting dated 1658 by artist Nicolaes Maes was allegedly at Milheugh for some time in the 1800s belonging to William Bannatyne. William’s parents Andrew and Margaret were largely responsible for renovating, extending and landscaping Milheugh transferring it from Georgian Manor house to Victorian Grand home. In the 20th […]