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Latitude: 55.8872 / 55°53'13"N
Longitude: -4.2295 / 4°13'46"W
OS Eastings: 260653
OS Northings: 668249
OS Grid: NS606682
Mapcode National: GBR 0R9.PC
Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.0975
Entry Name: 52 Broomfield Road, Balgray Tower
Listing Date: 15 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376900
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33293
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Style of David Hamilton and built circa 1830 for Duncan
of Mosesfield for whom Hamilton built Mosesfield House.
Picturesque Gothic villa with castellated tower. Now
(1988) abandoned. Rubble, with (peeling) harl, ashlar
dressings, crenellated parapets conceal roofs. Single
storey and arranged as U-plan clasping tower central at
W, 2-bay W elevation with semi-octagon of tower breaking
forward central, canted windows in flanking bays. TOWER
has round-headed bipartites, some with hood-moulds and
slits; string below parapet with masks set at angles;
circular staircase turret at rear rises above, with
Both flank walls have niche set in wall near W end; door
on N flank has depressed ogee head, dummy cross-loop
Prominent landmark. Also known as Breeze's Tower.
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