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17 Arnothill, Eriden

A Category B Listed Building in Falkirk, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9987 / 55°59'55"N

Longitude: -3.7913 / 3°47'28"W

OS Eastings: 288375

OS Northings: 679866

OS Grid: NS883798

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.V06Z

Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.QHS5

Entry Name: 17 Arnothill, Eriden

Listing Date: 23 March 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 372447

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31223

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Falkirk

County: Falkirk

Town: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Falkirk South

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Mid to later 19th century villa on prominent site. 2 storeys
and attic asymmetrically planned with jacobean detailing.
Squared, snecked rubble with ashlar dressings. W facing
entrance front, off-centre projecting entrance bay with
single storey porch (a later addition), shallow projecting
bay to S with 4-light mullion and transome windows to each
floor, shaped gable set back behind balustrade. S (garden)
front 4 bays, 2 outer wider, the W with 5-light canted
window, the E 4-light squared projection, both 2-storey.
Recessed 2-bay centre with ground floor opening onto curved
balustraded terrace with steps to the garden; boldly consoled
balcony to 1st floor between advanced bays. Outer bays with
shaped gabled. Decorative balustrade to E, S and W off-set
corniced chimney stacks, gable head and ridge. All windows
mullioned and transomed or transomed 1 to 5 lights. Low
service range to E.
Interior retains fine timber stair and landing, with stained
glass windows at half-landing; original plaster work and
some chimneypieces. Panelled and ball finialled gate piers to
pedestrian and carriage entrances.

Statement of Interest

Servants wing and part of house, including billiard room,

sealed off during 1920s.

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