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Castle Mains

A Category B Listed Building in Douglas, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5748 / 55°34'29"N

Longitude: -3.8093 / 3°48'33"W

OS Eastings: 286025

OS Northings: 632720

OS Grid: NS860327

Mapcode National: GBR 13VZ.3F

Mapcode Global: WH5T3.G49N

Entry Name: Castle Mains

Listing Date: 12 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332053

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1448

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Douglas

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale South

Parish: Douglas

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Mid 18th century. 2-storey and attic 3-bay coursed rubble

house, with ashlar dressings, basement to rear, and various

additions, boldly advanced square-plan 2-storey, 2-bay

flanking wings added before 1824; wings added at north east

and north west in early 20th century both stugged ashlar

with polished dressings. South east elevation: ground floor

infilled between wings, faced with stugged ashlar, and flat

roofed; central pilastered doorpiece with scrolled pediment

and side lights. Eaves course, cornice and blocking course.

Original 1st floor windows with margins and cill course, the

latter continued along flanking wings. 2 large box dormers

and end stacks. 2-bay wings have single windows at ground

floor. 2-storey, 4-bay wing at north east has continuous band

course over ground floor. North west elevation; house has

band course over basement, cill course to ground and 1st floors continued along flanking wings; these wings have single

windows centrally placed at each floor, those in ground floor

in recessed round-headed panels. Late 19th century 2-storey

over basement wing projects by 5-bays north west from centre

of original house, cill course to ground and 1st floors. Sash

windows throughout, most with 9 or 12-pane glazing. Eaves

course and cornice to each elevation, and slate roofs,

piended at extensions.

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