Place:


Househillmuir  Renfrewshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Househillmuir like this:

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.

Househillmuir through time

Househillmuir is now part of Glasgow district. Click here for graphs and data of how Glasgow has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Househillmuir itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Househillmuir, in Glasgow and Renfrewshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22171

Date accessed: 05th December 2021


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