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Greenbank Garden is a 2.5-acre 18th century walled garden in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, owned and operated by the National Trust for Scotland and open to the public. It is situated about six miles from the centre of Glasgow. The garden surrounds Greenbank House, which is protected as a Category A listed building. The house has sixteen rooms, and also barns and stables.
The Georgian house was built in 1763 for Robert Allason, a Glasgow merchant. Allason was a local man who had begun life as a baker, before setting up with his brothers in Port Glasgow as a trader. He made his fortune trading with Britain's American colonies, eventually becoming a land-holder in the Caribbean. The profits from trade in both tobacco and slaves, allowed him to purchase Flenders Farm and establish the house. However, Allason's trading interests later suffered during the American War of Independence.


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