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Linnburn, 51 Union Street, Hamilton

A Category B Listed Building in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7755 / 55°46'31"N

Longitude: -4.048 / 4°2'52"W

OS Eastings: 271637

OS Northings: 655473

OS Grid: NS716554

Mapcode National: GBR 015N.FH

Mapcode Global: WH4QW.S3L8

Plus Code: 9C7QQXG2+6R

Entry Name: Linnburn, 51 Union Street, Hamilton

Listing Name: 51 Union Street, Linnburn, Including Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 4 May 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378892

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34605

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200378892

Location: Hamilton

County: South Lanarkshire

Town: Hamilton

Electoral Ward: Hamilton North and East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Gavin Paterson, 1909. 2-storey, L-plan villa. Harled, red sandstone ashlar dressings, plain red tile roof. Base course to front; ashlar-margine windows with out-of-character uPVC frames; crowstepped gables with beak skewputts; corniced stacks with uniform terracotta cans; cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoppers.

FRONT ELEVATION: segmental entrance tower to left re-entrant angle, 2-leaf panelled door with moulded doorcase and mannered, corniced and voluted pediment with armorial panel (staff of Aesculapius), single window above with continuouse hoodmould, corniced wallhead, ball-finalled conical roof; bipartite stair window to left; gable advanced to right, 4-light canted window with facetted roof to ground floor, tirpartite window to 1st; later single storey garage to far right in compatible style. SIDE ELEVATIONS: blank gable to left, stack outshot from attic; blank gable to right (garage to ground floor), wallhead gable stack with outshot.


INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

Built for Dr J Livingstone Loudon (Medical Officer of Health for Hamilton from 1902).

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