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Latitude: 55.7761 / 55°46'33"N
Longitude: -4.0441 / 4°2'38"W
OS Eastings: 271883
OS Northings: 655527
OS Grid: NS718555
Mapcode National: GBR 016N.88
Mapcode Global: WH4QW.V2FV
Entry Name: Auchingramont Road, 19, the Orchard
Listing Date: 19 September 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378728
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34478
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Hamilton North and East
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
1864 with additions 1871 Large 2-storey asymmetrical
late classic mansion with formal garden. Main south east
elevation 4 window, left hand section projected,
single storey four light canted bay with Doric
pilastered angles corners and open arcaded parapet.
Pilastered porch in re-entrant angle, keyblocked
architraved doorpiece, arcaded parapet as at bay,
beading, right-hand ground floor windows architraved
with consoled block pediments. 2 window north east
flank with similar treatment and 1871 rear addition
consisting of 2 window link to block with shallow
rectangular bipartite bay. South west flank of main
block 3 window and piended single storey 4 window range
to rear. Low pitched piended slated roof on wooden
brackets. Truncated front and ashlar corniced; rear
stacks. Very ornate Renaissance interior with rich
gilded plasterwork. Rubble garden wall with rusticated
ashlar gatepiers. Garden terraces, with pierced
parapets, rusticated piers with ball finials.
Education Development Centre.
House built by Dykes (solicitor) to cost at least $1,000
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