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West Lodge, Murdostoun Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Shotts, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7976 / 55°47'51"N

Longitude: -3.8923 / 3°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 281469

OS Northings: 657659

OS Grid: NS814576

Mapcode National: GBR 118D.4K

Mapcode Global: WH4QS.5JST

Plus Code: 9C7RQ4X5+33

Entry Name: West Lodge, Murdostoun Castle

Listing Name: Murdostoun Estate, West Lodge, Including Gatepiers

Listing Date: 7 November 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352482

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18440

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Shotts

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Murdostoun

Parish: Shotts

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Built circa 1860 as lodge to Murdostoun Castle. Castellated. Lodge is single storey and basically L-plan clasping a tall 3-storey entrance tower which has hood-moulded shouldered doorway and crenellated parapet; body of Lodge has gable to driveway with narrow canted window with side lights. Mullioned windows both at ground and attic in gable to main roadway. Snecked rubble, ashlar dressings, deep-eaved slate roof, centre axial stack. Gatepiers are distinctive, castellated and gabletted, cast-iron gates; quadrant walls.

Statement of Interest

Damaged by fire and in neglected condition (1988).

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