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Bentend Steading, Nr Carron Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0282 / 56°1'41"N

Longitude: -4.0286 / 4°1'42"W

OS Eastings: 273678

OS Northings: 683560

OS Grid: NS736835

Mapcode National: GBR 18.S6XL

Mapcode Global: WH4PK.2RX1

Entry Name: Bentend Steading, Nr Carron Bridge

Listing Date: 23 April 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345961

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12990

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilsyth

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Stirling West

Parish: Kilsyth

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Early 18th century, probably extended in the late 18th-early 19th century. Long single-storey gabled building, on rectangular plan, built mainly of water-worn boulders, with dressed sandstone quoins and lintels. Areas of wall have collapsed owing to erosion of mortar on S side 3 doorways and 2 windows evident, with one small window towards E end. Door to W of this window has chamfered arrises and marriage lintel dated 1724, with initials AA and MA linked by a heart. An additional rybat has been added on each side to raise the lintel. Doorway near E end is similarly tooled to these rybats. N elevation has one door and one window complete with traces of a second window, all grouped towards centre of building. Small square window in E gable. Roof sarked and slated, most slates removed.

Statement of Interest

A very rare example of an early 18th century upland farm steading, with domestic accommodation at E end. B listing reflects rarity and recently unaltered condition of the building.

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