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Leadhills, Hopetoun Arms

A Category B Listed Building in Crawford, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Leadhills, Hopetoun Arms

Listing Date: 23 July 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331139

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB733

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crawford

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Parish: Crawford

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

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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