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Laws Lodge, Drumsturdy Road

A Category C Listed Building in Monifieth, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5062 / 56°30'22"N

Longitude: -2.844 / 2°50'38"W

OS Eastings: 348148

OS Northings: 735227

OS Grid: NO481352

Mapcode National: GBR VN.N3CB

Mapcode Global: WH7R6.8QYM

Plus Code: 9C8VG544+F9

Entry Name: Laws Lodge, Drumsturdy Road

Listing Name: Drumsturdy Road, Laws Lodge and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 December 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351417

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17482

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Monifieth

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Parish: Monifieth

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Circa 1836. Single-storey, L-plan with additions, Elizabethan style lodge.

Cherry-cocked masonry, mostly with details pointed over, slate roof.

Skew gables with stepped copes, gablet skew ends and scroll apex stones. Inharmonious uPVC windows throughout.

W ELEVATION: gable at left, bipartite window with chamfered margins, St George?s cross armorial in gable with modern horizontal window immediately above; entrance porch at re-entrant angle, Tudor arch with modern in-fill and door, 2 finialled pediments, later addition at right, corniced central ridge stack with 2 corniced angle stalks.

N ELEVATION: 2 slightly advanced gables, each with bipartite windows with chamfered margins, and gun slits.

E ELEVATION: advanced modern addition at left masking original wallhead stack as above; original gable at right as at W elevation (gun slit instead of armorial in gable).

5 square-plan chamfered and tapered gatepiers with decorative cast-iron railings on low stone wall.

Statement of Interest

Lodge to demolished Laws House, similar to smaller lodge at Laws Hill.

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