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Strathaven 48 Townhead Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.676 / 55°40'33"N

Longitude: -4.0695 / 4°4'10"W

OS Eastings: 269956

OS Northings: 644438

OS Grid: NS699444

Mapcode National: GBR 020T.R4

Mapcode Global: WH4R8.GLCL

Entry Name: Strathaven 48 Townhead Street

Listing Date: 11 November 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331837

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1316

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avondale

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Thomson, Architect. Circa 1880-90. In the manner of
Alexander Thomson. Single storey asymmetrical Egypto-Greek
villa. Stugged red sandstone with polished dressings. Door
and 2 windows at right, deeply recessed behind pilastrade.
Advanced gabled bay to left has 4 lights, similarly recessed
over plinth with moulded cill band and lintel. Circular
ventilator in gable. Deeply projecting eaves. Stack on south
west wall with chimney pot decorated with Greek motifs.
Slate roof. Small modern extension recessed at left.
Interior: chimney pieces removed, but decorative plasterwork
in cornices. Imposing pilastered and pedimented sideboard
recess, in front room to south, with idiosyncratic anthemion
and palmette capitals, and the same detail repeated in the
frieze.

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