Munt Floridae

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Munt Floridae
Munt Floridae is locatit in Scotland
Munt Floridae
Munt Floridae
Munt Floridae shawn within Scotland
OS grid reference NS587611
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
  • Glesga
Kintra Scotland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun GLASGOW
Postcode destrict G42
Diallin code 0141
Polis Scots
Fire Scots
Ambulance Scots
EU Pairlament Scotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
55°49′21″N 4°15′25″W / 55.8224°N 4.2569°W / 55.8224; -4.2569Coordinates: 55°49′21″N 4°15′25″W / 55.8224°N 4.2569°W / 55.8224; -4.2569

Munt Floridae is a aurie in the sootheastren corner o the Scots ceety o Glesga, Scotland.

Oreegins[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Glesga destrict o Munt Floridae oreeginatit on the "Lands of Mount Floridon" which wur describit in detail when affered for sale at auction on 21 September 1814. The notice in the Glasgow Herald describit the estate as consistin o upwairds o 15 acres, wi a mansion hoose conteenin 2 dwellins an gardens well stockit wi fruit trees.[1]

Contemporar maps frae the 1850s show the auld hoose renamit as "Munt Floridae, (Ruin)". It wis entered frae Prospecthill Road an consistit o twa semi-detached dwellins an surroondin gardens.

Hintle o the present suburb is situatit in the aurie tae the sooth o the auld hoose. This grund wis pairt o the "Lands of Clincart", which wur put up for sale bi auction on 28 Juin 1836. A fermhoose an 95 acres o laund wur affert for potential residential development.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Notice in Glasgow Herald, 5 September 1814
  2. Notice in Glasgow Herald, 20 May 1836

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