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Laws Hill, Lodge and Gatepiers to Demolished Laws House

A Category B Listed Building in Monifieth, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5025 / 56°30'9"N

Longitude: -2.8265 / 2°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 349222

OS Northings: 734802

OS Grid: NO492348

Mapcode National: GBR VP.87GT

Mapcode Global: WH7R6.KT8G

Entry Name: Laws Hill, Lodge and Gatepiers to Demolished Laws House

Listing Date: 15 December 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354217

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19802

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, irregular-plan, Elizabethan style lodge; cherry-cocked masonry, slate roof, skew gables with stepped copes, gablet, skew ends and scroll apex stones.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay, centre advanced with window (single pane), chamfered and painted margins, rounded gun-slit in gable, door at W return with chamfered and shouldered margins; flanking bays, 2-light windows, chamfered and shouldered margins, moulded mullions, 6 lying- pane sash and case glazing at E, fixed at W. Central ridge stack with 2 square, corniced angle stalks.

E ELEVATION: harled, central 2-light window; later advanced square-plan addition at right, harled, pyramidal roof and corner angle wallhead stack.

W ELEVATION: blank gable with fine cherry-cocked masonry; later addition stepped back at NW.

N ELEVATION: 4 irregular bays; 2 at centre, stone with piend roof,

R probably original; flanking square-plan bays with pyramidal roofs, all in sympathetic style.

GATEPIERS AT N: 2 square plan, rusticated ashlar with caps.

Statement of Interest

Larger, altered lodge in similar style at Drumsturdy Road.

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