This evening, I am posting images of today’s visit to nearby Greenbank House and Garden, a heritage property which was decorated with a Christmas theme.

This interesting piece of Georgian architecture was built for Robert Allason, a Glasgow tobacco merchant just after 1763. This is therefore contemporary with the Tobacco Lord’s House covered in Blog posting dated Nov 20th 2008.

This top image shows a Green Man, a symbol which dates back possibly to the 2nd century AD

Here is a view of the rear of the house.


Sitting room decorated in the Christmas spirit.


This is a tea urn
This carpet may be of interest to viewers interested in design.It is a replica of a much earlier carpet which illustrates the bright colours used in the 18thC.


Credenza with Christmas pudding.


Restored display alcove
Dining table set for Christmas

Greenbank is well known for its garden and is worth a visit for those with an interest in historic properties.

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