Mount Floridae

destrict o Glesga, Scotland
(Reguidit frae Munt Floridae)

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

Mount Floridae
Mount Floridae is locatit in Scotland
Mount Floridae
Mount Floridae
Location within Scotland
OS grid referenceNS587611
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glesga
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounGLASGOW
Postcode destrictG42
Diallin code0141
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
UK
Scotland
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

OreeginsEedit

The Glesga destrict o Mount 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 "Mount 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]

ReferencesEedit

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

Freemit airtinsEedit