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Brief description of site

Glorat House lies in a block of ornamental woodland in the centre of a traditionally managed estate. There are well-maintained gardens including lawns, ponds and a walled garden with ornamental and productive planting. The estate has been held by the same family for the last 500 years.

Brief history of site

The Stirling family have owned the Glorat estate since the early-16th century. The oldest part of the current house was built in about 1625. The estate landscape was developed by the mid-19th century, including gardens with lawns and a walled garden, lodges and other estate buildings, two drives and extensive tree planting.

Location information:

Address: Glorat House, Milton of Campsie, Glasgow, G66 8EL

Locality: Lennoxtown

Local Authorities:

East Dunbartonshire

Historical County: Stirlingshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 64 Grid Ref: NS641778
Latitude: 55.9739 Longitude: -4.17925

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 60

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