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3-5 (Odd Nos) Montgomery Street

A Category B Listed Building in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.765 / 55°45'53"N

Longitude: -4.1761 / 4°10'33"W

OS Eastings: 263566

OS Northings: 654545

OS Grid: NS635545

Mapcode National: GBR 3V.9ZRJ

Mapcode Global: WH4QT.TCLC

Entry Name: 3-5 (Odd Nos) Montgomery Street

Listing Date: 19 September 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363260

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26612

Building Class: Cultural

Location: East Kilbride

County: South Lanarkshire

Town: East Kilbride

Electoral Ward: East Kilbride Central North

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Early 19th century; probably incorporating earlier fabric. 2-storey and attic, 6-bay row of 2 dwelling houses. Squared and snecked rubble; ashlar margins to windows.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: prominent doorways in 2nd and 5th bays, composed of pilasters, entablature, pediment and double panelled doors - all painted black - with single pane fanlight; doors flanked by single windows; windows above at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: single window in left bay at 1st floor; bow link attached at left bay at ground.

W ELEVATION: single window in 2nd bay from right at ground; single window in 2nd bay from left at 1st floor.

N ELEVATION: single window in right bay at ground; single window in left bay at 1st floor.

4-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; straight skews; bracketed eaves to gable ends; coped stacks to wallheads.

INTERIOR: converted for public use. Ground floor accommodates toilet facilities and a creche; large hall upstairs.

Statement of Interest

Originally dwelling houses, these two properties were purchased by the parish church in the 1950s. A sensitive bow link was constructed to connect the houses to the church hall, which is entered via the kirkyard.

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