Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Househill

Househill, an estate, with a modern mansion and a village, in the E of Abbey parish, Renfrewshire, on the right bank of Levern Water, 2½ miles NE of Barrhead. It contains an iron-work, a brick-work, coal mines, and an extensive quarry; and was sold in 1871 for £40, 000. The village, called Househill Muir, has Hurlet for its post-town, under Glasgow.—Ord. Sur., sh. 30, 1866.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "an estate, with a modern mansion and a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: Abbey ScoP       Renfrewshire ScoCnty
Place: Househillmuir

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