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Lethame House Outbuildings and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Avondale and Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6772 / 55°40'37"N

Longitude: -4.0897 / 4°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 268692

OS Northings: 644612

OS Grid: NS686446

Mapcode National: GBR 3Z.H7G4

Mapcode Global: WH4R8.4KTN

Entry Name: Lethame House Outbuildings and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 12 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331793

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1274

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avondale

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse

Parish: Avondale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Dated 1813 on rear wall. 2-storey over cellars, 3-bay house,
linked by quadrant walls to gabled single storey stable
wings. Painted rubble with margins. Flight of steps (handrail
missing) leads to central recessed door in architrave, with
dentilled cornice and blocking course. Bipartite over door,
and single windows in outer bays. Continuous band course at
ground. Angle pilasters. West elevation has central stair
window, date stone and re-used datestone from an earlier
building on the site, and single windows in outer bays those
on ground floor broader. Single windows on north and south
gables. Eaves course, dentilled cornice and blocking course.
Central dormer. 2 symmetrically placed stacks and steep-
piended slate roof. Single storey rounded bays project from
north and south from which run quadrant walls forming link
to stable blocks. These ranges have Y-tracery Gothic windows
in east gable ends. Octagonal-plan inner gate-piers with rose
and rosette decoration and corniced caps; lower outer piers
are square-plan, with cornice and curved caps.

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