Tag: broomhouse

Broomhouse Farm, Auchentibber

  Broomhouse Farm – According to Parish Records of 1859, Broomhouse was then just a long thatched cottage, lived in at either end, but with the middle portion of the roof collapsed and in ruin. Mr John Torrance, a solicitor from Hamilton owned the house and surrounding lands and indeed the nearby quarry. He, or his […]

Mckay’s Land, Auchentibber

This double storey ruin at Parkneuk, Auchentibber was unknown in name to me, until lately, when Alex Rochead happened to be discussing it with Isabel Fleming of East Kilbride, who confirmed it was called Mckay’s Building or Mckay’s Land. The name was in danger of being forgotten, so it is with sincere thanks to Isabel […]