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Eaglesham, Glasgow Road, Eaglesham House

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Eaglesham, Glasgow Road, Eaglesham House

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Eaglesham House Farm; Eaglesham Castle

Canmore ID 204397

Site Number NS55SE 161

NGR NS 56567 53874

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/204397

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Renfrewshire
  • Parish Eaglesham
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Eastwood
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Architecture Notes

NMRS REFERENCE

Built in 1859 for Allan Gilmour, Timber Importer and shipowner.

The House cost #70,000 to build.

Fire in the 1950's led to disuse and later demolition.

Information from Mr Gilmour, Lismore, Avoch, Ross-shire. See Correspondence 5/9/91.

'The Castles and Mansions of Renfrewshire and Buteshire' - Millar A H

Notes from text - Old Castle of Polnoon ruins a mile to SE. After the Castle fell into ruins Polnoon Lodge was erected.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE

Scottish Records Office

Proposal that it should be converted into the manse. Correspondence.

1800 GD 3/E70/4434

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Activities

Photographic Record (1885)

Photographs in album titled 'Views in Busby, East-Kilbride, Carmunnock, Mearns, Eaglesham, and their vicinity 1885'

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