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15-17 (Odd Nos) Montgomery Street

A Category C Listed Building in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7652 / 55°45'54"N

Longitude: -4.1764 / 4°10'35"W

OS Eastings: 263545

OS Northings: 654578

OS Grid: NS635545

Mapcode National: GBR 3V.9ZNV

Mapcode Global: WH4QT.TCD4

Entry Name: 15-17 (Odd Nos) Montgomery Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363272

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26617

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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Later 18th century. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay property. Harled; painted margins; raised cills at ground and 1st floor; painted base and eaves course. 2 flat roof attic dormers.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: paired doorways with timber doors in centre; large shop windows flank in outer bays; 3 single windows at 1st floor; dormers in attic.

SE ELEVATION: adjoining property.

NW ELEVATION: adjoining property.

12-pane sash and case window in outer bays of 1st floor; 4-pane sash and case window in centre of 1st floor; modern glazing to ground floor and attic. Straight skews; stack at NW gablehead.

Statement of Interest

This was probably a townhouse that was later converted to shops at ground floor. Montgomery Street is the oldest street in East Kilbridge and remained the heart of the village until the 1950s New Town development. It was originally called the High Street. Its current name commemorates the Montgomerie-Cunninghame family. The status of the street is evident by the older properties: the Parish Kirk, the Courthouse and a large coaching house.

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