History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Farmhouse, Housecraigs Farm, Eaglesham Road, Clarkston

A Category C Listed Building in Mearns, East Renfrewshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 55.7749 / 55°46'29"N

Longitude: -4.2802 / 4°16'48"W

OS Eastings: 257069

OS Northings: 655863

OS Grid: NS570558

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.9639

Mapcode Global: WH3PN.731Q

Plus Code: 9C7QQPF9+XW

Entry Name: Farmhouse, Housecraigs Farm, Eaglesham Road, Clarkston

Listing Name: Housecraigs Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353173

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18956

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mearns

County: East Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Clarkston, Netherlee and Williamwood

Parish: Mearns

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Tagged with: Farmhouse

Find accommodation in


Farmhouse lintel dated 1794; presumably dates house and steading, with earlier-mid 19th century alterations and additions. Single storey, 3-bay farmhouse, later raised to single storey and attic, linked to steading set at right angles forming symmetrical U-plan layout fronting main road. Squared rubble with (broadly) droved ashlar dressings, eaves course; whitewashed. Grey slates, coped stacks.

FARMHOUSE: doorway near centre, with dated lintel and initials AR, modern door. Windows flanking at ground with 2 later canted, piended dormers to attic. 2 windows (and blocked openings) at rear. Mostly 4-pane sash and case windows. Linked to steading by slightly lower, piended ranges with doors to front, right wing extended by 2-bays at rear, left range currently (1991) roofless.

INTERIOR: cast-iron balustrade to staircase with foliate ornament. STEADING: pair single storey ranges with gables to road. Range to right has 2 doors to courtyard, windows at rear, boarded attic window to gable. Range to left with 2 (later) large double doors to courtyard, slit openings to gable.

Statement of Interest

Probably built by Arthur Renwick, a portioner farmer with lands in Cartsbridge and Flender (information from Dr Thomas C Welsh).

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.