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Linnhous

A Category A Listed Building in Mid Calder, West Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8507 / 55°51'2"N

Longitude: -3.4992 / 3°29'57"W

OS Eastings: 306234

OS Northings: 662962

OS Grid: NT062629

Mapcode National: GBR 400S.6J

Mapcode Global: WH5RX.66YL

Plus Code: 9C7RVG22+78

Entry Name: Linnhous

Listing Name: Linhouse Mansion

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347442

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14156

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mid Calder

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Livingston South

Parish: Mid Calder

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Dated 1589. 2 square towers attached at one corner only.
Trad. 3 storeys and garret. Rubble. Corbie-step gabled.
Slated roof corbelled turret (in N.E. re-entrant angle)
with conical stone roof, ball-finial, lucarnes;
crenellated platform behind. Lintel inscribed '1589 NISI
DOMINUS FRUSTRA' over old entrance (now window). L-planned
addition to E. of S. tower (forming 3 sides of a yard)
built in similar style c.1690. Interior: vaulted basement
in N. tower. Fine scale-and-platt stair in addition.
Several good rooms.

Statement of Interest

Built for James Tennent of Linhouse. In 1631 passed to

Muirheads for whom addition was built.

Sold to Calder-woods of Pelton 1767.

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