This afternoon I enjoyed a private tour of this fascinating building which may date back to the late 1400s. Whilst the Hall is a contender for oldest house in Glasgow it is now located in midst of a modern social housing scheme. The caretaker was outstanding and obviously has a great passion for the building which is shortly to benefit from a USD6.0M refurbishment. The Hall is essentially a high status house with defensive wall. In the house the windows double up as ports for crossbows and guns. At certain periods in its history, the house was owned by the then mega rich Duke of Hamilton. There is a connection with Mary Queen of Scots-and three resident ghosts.

Provan Hall is close to Glasgow and definitely worth a visit.

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