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Robert Allason and Greenbank

Stuart M. Nisbet

Robert Allason and Greenbank

by Stuart M. Nisbet

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Published by Eastwood District Libraries in (Giffnock) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Allason, Robert.,
  • Greenbank House (Glasgow, Scotland).,
  • Merchants -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland -- Glasgow.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stuart M. Nisbet & Thomas C. Welsh.
    ContributionsWelsh, Thomas C., Eastwood District Libraries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17364492M
    ISBN 101871215072
    OCLC/WorldCa25959031

    Greenbank House, listed category A, was built in the Adam style in for Robert Allason. It is a two-storey mansion with basement; the architect is unknown. The stable-block, barn and tack room lie to the east of the house and have been converted to form a lecture hall, demonstration area, shop, office and toilet accommodation. In Clarkston, on the outskirts of Glasgow, stands another National Trust of Scotland jewel, Greenbank Gardens, once owned by Robert Allason. He .

    Greenbank - Front Greenbank House stands in Clarkston, on the outskirts of Glasgow. It was built by Robert Allason between and Allason was a local man who had. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st. inscribed by author; light shelfwear to boards, dust jacket with small chip at top edge and small tear at bottom edge of front panel, two small tears at top edge and small tear at bottom edge of back panel. Illustrated with 25 plates. Includes a catalog of works by Robert S. Duncanson.

    One of the crime fiction series written by author Robert Ellis was titled as ‘Lena Gamble’. This series consists of 3 books which were published between the years and Each book in this series features Lena Gamble as a homicide detective located in Los Angeles. Greenbank Garden. Greenbank House and Gardens in Clarkston, about six miles from the centre of Glasgow, were established in by Robert Allason, one of the many Glasgow merchants. He was no stranger to the area - his forebears had farmed in the area for centuries.


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