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Blairhoyle – 325 Glasgow Road, Blantyre

Blairhoyle Constructed: c 1869 Other Names: Brownlie House Constructor: Robert Lindsay Original Address: 303 Glasgow Road House Type: 2 Storey Houses Current Address: 325 Glasgow Road     Brief Summary: ‘Blairhoyle’ no doubt takes its name after the beautiful, scenic place of that name near Callendar in Stirlingshire. Semi detached, with a garage it together with […]

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 […]

Brownlea Cottages, (Jeanfield) – 319/321 Glasgow Rd

Brownlea Cottages (Jeanfield) Constructed: c 1869 Other Names: Jeanfield Cottages Constructor: Robert Lindsay Original Address: 297/299 Glasgow Road House Type: 2 storey houses Current Address: 319/321 Glasgow Road     Brief Summary: Incredibly important building for our heritage, for by our reckoning, this is the oldest surviving house on Glasgow Road South between Springwell and the […]