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Cornhill House.

A Category B Listed Building in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6012 / 55°36'4"N

Longitude: -3.56 / 3°33'36"W

OS Eastings: 301805

OS Northings: 635280

OS Grid: NT018352

Mapcode National: GBR 33LN.2Y

Mapcode Global: WH5T1.9G0W

Entry Name: Cornhill House.

Listing Date: 4 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332009

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1430

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culter

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Parish: Culter

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

William Leiper for Alexander Kay 1871, incorporating

previous house of c.1840 at SE. Early French gothic. 2-storey

snecked rubble with 3-storey and attic tower N angle. NE

entrance elevation 2-storey section with angle turret and

projecting round-arched porch, earlier 2-storey 3-window

classic villa to SE with pedimented anta doorpiece, whinstone

with freestone dressings, piended slated roof; single-storey outbuildings added by Leiper at SW, partly circular with

conical roof. N angle tower has circular corner turret with

conical roof corbelled from squat angle shaft, cantilever-

balconied 2nd floor windows, truncated pyramid roof with

stone dormers and tall chimney stacks, platform has wrot-

iron cresting; N.W. elevation has canted front at NW

intaken to circular at 1st floor and oriel with spired

roof. SW elevation has big canted bay also with spired

roof, both with hoodmoulded round-arched windows ground

floor, colonnettes and pendant double-arch sinkings in

lintels at 1st floor and quatrefoiled parapet; lower

2-storey SE wing. Tall slated roofs with elaborate wrot-iron

finials.

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