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Coulter Village Culter Library and Attached Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5894 / 55°35'21"N

Longitude: -3.5507 / 3°33'2"W

OS Eastings: 302360

OS Northings: 633948

OS Grid: NT023339

Mapcode National: GBR 33NT.26

Mapcode Global: WH5T1.FSD0

Entry Name: Coulter Village Culter Library and Attached Cottage

Listing Date: 2 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331975

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1408

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culter

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Dated 1888. Single storey village library with small
caretaker's cottage attached, latter enlarged to rear in
20th century. L-plan. Main (south east) elevation: built
of whin rubble with contrasting ashlar dressings (flanks
rendered); library to left in advanced and finialed gable,
latter with tall pointed panel with roll-moulded doorway
& inscription over; flanking lancets: good decorative
cast-iron porch in re-entrant angle and door to cottage;
single window right. End stacks; slate roof with cast-iron
cresting.
Set behind low wall with iron railings, outer piers with
pointed panels.

Statement of Interest

Library instituted 1838.

Foundation stone laid 4th August 1888.

Original collection now dispersed.

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