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Markethill Road, Laigh Markethill Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

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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

Category: B

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

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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