Auldhouse

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Auldhouse
Scottish Gaelic: An Taigh Sean
Scots: Auldhoose
Auldhouse is located in Glasgow council area
Auldhouse
Auldhouse
 Auldhouse shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS559611
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G43
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow South
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Cathcart
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Coordinates: 55°49′20″N 4°17′59″W / 55.8221°N 4.2996°W / 55.8221; -4.2996

Auldhouse is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde along the banks of the Auldhouse Burn, a tributary of the White Cart Water.

The housing stock mostly consists of inter-war sandstone terraces and 1950's tenement housing.

History[edit]

The area takes its name from the former Auldhouse mansion, the oldest house in Glasgow's south side, dating from 1631. The house was extended and converted to apartments in 1983.

At the time of the Industrial Revolution, the waters of the Auldhouse Burn served the local cotton trade with bleachfields and dye-works associated with the textile mills of nearby Pollokshaws.

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