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Latitude: 55.7689 / 55°46'8"N
Longitude: -4.1779 / 4°10'40"W
OS Eastings: 263468
OS Northings: 654989
OS Grid: NS634549
Mapcode National: GBR 3V.9KF4
Mapcode Global: WH4QT.S8Q9
Entry Name: Markethill Road, Laigh Markethill Cottage
Listing Date: 20 February 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 363275
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26620
Building Class: Cultural
Location: East Kilbride
County: South Lanarkshire
Town: East Kilbride
Electoral Ward: East Kilbride Central North
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
18th century. Single storey, 5-bay building. Squared and snecked rubble; raised margins.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: from right: 3 single windows; door; single window.
N ELEVATION: 4 windows, irregularly spaced, with protective gauze.
E ELEVATION: single window in right bay, with protective mesh.
Modern glazing. Grey slate roof; straight skews; distinctive scrolled skewputs (possibly re-used from another location); short coped stacks at wallheads and 1 in centre of roof.
The house has a low lying form and steeply pitched rood, which are indicative of an 18th century date. Statue of Sir Walter Scott sits on green in front (see separate list description).
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