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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
Plus Code: 9C7R673P+C4
Entry Name: Smithy, Shotts, Closeburn
Listing Name: Shotts Smithy
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335127
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3951
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
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
Neglected (1986) Garroch Race, which supplied water to
several industrial buildings, runs underneath the Smithy.
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