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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 […]

Major John Ness, Blantyre

Researched by Paul Veverka. Words from the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” (c) 2017 During the late 19th Century in Blantyre and surrounding districts, there was no better known gentleman – and, we venture to say, no more popular than Major John Ness, the veteran and beloved headmaster of Stonefield Parish […]