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Strathaven Hotel (Formerly Wester Overton)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6845 / 55°41'4"N

Longitude: -4.0618 / 4°3'42"W

OS Eastings: 270468

OS Northings: 645368

OS Grid: NS704453

Mapcode National: GBR 022Q.F3

Mapcode Global: WH4R8.LD02

Entry Name: Strathaven Hotel (Formerly Wester Overton)

Listing Date: 11 November 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331841

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1320

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avondale

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Dated 1797 over door. 3-storey, 3-bay classical mansion house
with single storey flanking wings. Droved ashlar with
polished dressings and architraves. Entrance in central
shallow-advanced pedimented bay has pilastered doorcase with
triglyph frieze and mutuled cornice. 12-pane sash windows
in lugged architraves throughout, those to 1st floor with
cill course and corniced; braod pilaster strips at angles;
mutule cornice. 2 symmetrically placed corniced stacks and
piended slate roof with central dormers on 2-bay side
elevations. Flanking wings with inner tripartites, and
venetian windows in pedimented outer bays. Some good
interior plasterwork, chimney pieces and pedimented
doorcases, but some alterations also. Low flat-roofed
extension to rear.

Statement of Interest

Built for James Stewart of Overton.

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