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Latitude: 55.4159 / 55°24'57"N
Longitude: -3.7608 / 3°45'39"W
OS Eastings: 288630
OS Northings: 614959
OS Grid: NS886149
Mapcode National: GBR 255T.LD
Mapcode Global: WH5TX.64CG
Plus Code: 9C7RC68Q+8M
Entry Name: Hopetoun Arms Hotel, Leadhills
Listing Name: Leadhills, Hopetoun Arms
Listing Date: 23 July 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331139
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB733
Building Class: Cultural
Also known as: Hopetoun Arms Hotel
The Hopetoun Arms Hotel, Biggar
ID on this website: 200331139
Mid-19th century hunting lodge for the Hopetoun Estate,
still (1990) partly in use as such, now also with a
public bar. 2-storey and attic, broad-eaved, H-plan with
service court adjoining at rear. Roughly squared rubble
with contrasting ashlar dressings.
W ELEVATION: 4-bay, roughly symmetrical: centre bays
recessed, with gabled porch projecting at ground to right
with 6-panelled door, and (?later) single storey piended,
canted bay to left, 1st floor windows breaking eaves in
gabled dormerheads. 2 outer bays advanced forming U-plan;
gable ends with a window to each floor. Flanks also with
gables. Asymmetrical single storey service ranges at rear.
Predominantly 12-pane sash and case windows, bracketted
eaves with plain barge boards, king posts and finials to
gables. Shouldered and corniced ashlar stacks with
slit-vent detail defining flues.
INTERIOR: original panelling plasterwork and fire
surrounds largely intact, barley-sugar cast-iron
balusters to main staircase.
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