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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
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
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.
Built for James Tennent of Linhouse. In 1631 passed to
Muirheads for whom addition was built.
Sold to Calder-woods of Pelton 1767.