Braidfauld

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  • Info Braidfauld was the 45th ward in the City of Glasgow, Scotland, prior to the re-organization into multi-member wards. more...
  • Braidfauld Street ran to a farm of that name, as Maukinfauld Road, in the middle of the district, ran to the farm after which it is named.
  • It lies approximately a mile east of the neighbouring suburb of Parkhead, and just north of Braidfauld and south of Shettleston.
  • Between Maukinfauld Road and Braidfauld Street is a post-World War II development of low-rise houses, many semi-detached or short terraces.
  • The east end of Glasgow was initially the preferred choice area of Glasgow's tobacco merchants and they built several country estates in the Braidfauld and surrounding area.
  • "Braidfauld" was the "fallow land at the top of the slope".
  • The district is named after Braidfauld Farm, which is mentioned on local maps until the 1930s, at the junction of London Road with the now Braidfauld Avenue.
  • Although many residents of Newbank would consider themselves residents of Parkhead or Tollcross, they have been officially placed within the Braidfauld Ward of Glasgow City Council.
  • This street leads to Tollcross Road, where there is the Parkhead Public Library (which may not technically be in Braidfauld).
  • Many residents of Lilybank would consider themselves residents of Parkhead or Tollcross, but they have been officially placed within the Braidfauld Ward of Glasgow City Council.
  • Many residents of Lilybank would consider themselves residents of Tollcross, but they, like the biscuit factory, have been officially placed within the Braidfauld Ward of Glasgow City Council.
  • Braidfauld Street was the terminus of the Number 9 Auchenshuggle tram, opposite the Auchenshuggle woods.
  • In fact, the terminus (at Braidfauld Street) was directly opposite a group of 19th century cottages, now replaced by 1960s council houses, named "Auchenshuggle Cottages".
  • It is the easternmost part of the Braidfauld (45th) Ward of the City of Glasgow.
  • Other farms underlying modern Braidfauld were Braidfauld and Maukinfauld farms and Newbank House (all mentioned on an 1865 map).
  • Neighbouring areas such as Belvidere, Braidfauld, Dalbeth, Dalmarnock Easterhill, Newbank and Springfield got their names from farms or country houses built by Glasgow merchants in the 18th century, but there seems to be no record of a Lilybank Farm or Lilybank House (at least not in the east end).