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Biggar Park South Lodge, Including Walls, Gatepiers and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Biggar, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6181 / 55°37'5"N

Longitude: -3.536 / 3°32'9"W

OS Eastings: 303358

OS Northings: 637124

OS Grid: NT033371

Mapcode National: GBR 33RG.8X

Mapcode Global: WH5T1.N1DY

Entry Name: Biggar Park South Lodge, Including Walls, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 16 August 2007

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336425

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5100

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Biggar

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Parish: Biggar

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Early 19th century with later 20th century addition. Single storey, square-plan gate lodge with classical proportions and six bays turning round canted corner. Random rubble with sandstone ashlar dressings; stepped band course at eaves. Long and short quoins and window margins. Render to later extension.

Boarded timber door; 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; Graduated piended and pitched grey slate roof; ashlar-coped skew to N gable; ashlar ridge stacks with circular cornice and plain clay cans.

GATES AND GATEPIERS: Pyramidal capped gatepier in random rubble wall with canted corner. Spear-headed cast iron gatepiers and railings.

Statement of Interest

The lodge is a good example of an earlier 19th century estate lodge with fine stone detailing, similar to the main house and extensive stables (see separate listing).

The lodge is prominently sited on the main road and forms a strong group with the main house and stables.

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