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Shotts Smithy

A Category B Listed Building in Closeburn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2036 / 55°12'13"N

Longitude: -3.7147 / 3°42'52"W

OS Eastings: 290969

OS Northings: 591270

OS Grid: NX909912

Mapcode National: GBR 28H8.KG

Mapcode Global: WH5VW.XG8P

Entry Name: Shotts Smithy

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335127

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3951

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Closeburn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Closeburn

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

18th century, altered and heightened 2/3 courses in 19th
century. Stone-slab-roofed single storey 5-bay smithy with
interior complete, windows in alternate bays with multi-paned
glazing, door (with original dressings; enlarged windows
with stugged ashlar dressingsand wide vehicle doorway.
Whitewashed rubble and ashlar dressings. Main roof swept
over wide rear outshot, latter with stack base; axial
ventilators; single end stack; modern addition to north
gable.

Statement of Interest

Neglected (1986) Garroch Race, which supplied water to

several industrial buildings, runs underneath the Smithy.

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