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Korek – 323 Glasgow Road, Blantyre

Korek Constructed: c 1869 Other Names: Brownlie House Constructor: Robert Lindsay Original Address: 301 Glasgow Road House Type: 2 Storey Houses Current Address: 323 Glasgow Road     Brief Summary: The name ‘Korek’ may have Polish origins, although there is no immediate connection to constructor Robert Lindsay, who built this twinned property in 1869. Similar to […]

1978 Planting Larkfield Bing Trees

  Several people over the years have asked me about this, so hopefully this answers the question, “When were the trees planted at Larkfield Bing?” On Friday 10th March 1978, two councillors put their backs into it along with more than a little help from dozens of local schoolchildren, to make Blantyre a more beautiful […]