Doors Open Day – Provan Hall

November 6, 2008 by  
Filed under Glasgow East, Local News

Provan HallHistory comes alive at Provan HallEasterhouse’s hidden 15th century gems at Provan Hall attracted the Doors Open day crowds with special buses bring visitors direct from George’s Square. Jordan McGlinchey and Linda Cameron from the Friends of Provan Hall dressed up in period costume to highlight what life would have been like in the Hall in days gone by. The group has 37 members and meets regularly to plan fund-raising activities to maintain the place. They organise scary Hallowe’en nights as the Hall is said to be one of the most haunted buildings in Glasgow.Visual Statement Dance Company at Provan Hall

The A listed buildings were constructed around the same time as the Provand’s Lordship, and was a Prebendary – a subsidiary church – to Glasgow Cathedral.

Around 5000 acres of land were worked as an estate and provided substantial revenues for the holder of the prebendary. It’s fascinating history was outlined including the fact that it was the centre of a working farm until 1934.

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