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68 Wellhall Road, Cemetery Lodge, Including Gatepiers, Gates, Adjoining Walls and Waiting Room

A Category C Listed Building in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7739 / 55°46'26"N

Longitude: -4.0651 / 4°3'54"W

OS Eastings: 270555

OS Northings: 655326

OS Grid: NS705553

Mapcode National: GBR 011P.Q1

Mapcode Global: WH4QW.J4FH

Entry Name: 68 Wellhall Road, Cemetery Lodge, Including Gatepiers, Gates, Adjoining Walls and Waiting Room

Listing Date: 4 May 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378896

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34609

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hamilton

County: South Lanarkshire

Town: Hamilton

Electoral Ward: Hamilton North and East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J B Brodie, dated 1904. Single storey, cross-plan Baronial cemetery lodge. Stugged grey sandstone coursers, ashlar dressings, artificial slate roof (original slates to tower). Base course, wallhead course; single, tripartite and canted windows with chamfered jambs, out-of-character modern glazing; crowstepped gables. corniced stacks; cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoppers.

FRONT ELEVATION: gable advanced to centre, tripartite window with hoodmould and date panel; round entrance tower to right re-entrant angle, segmental-headed moulded doorcase with blank heraldic panel above, sidelights, small blocked window with hoodmould, conical roof, part fishscale slated with weathervane finial, canted window to right return gable; bay recessed to left with single window, left return gable blank. REAR ELEVATION: various windows, gable advanced to centre, modern addition to right re-entrant angle.

INTERIOR: not seen.

GATEPIERS, GATES, AND ADJOINING WALLS: 2 massive channelled ashlar gatepiers with ball-finialled, modillioned and corniced caps; mid 20th century wrougtht-iron gates; segmental-arched roll-moulded footage with original cast-iron gate; saddleback-coped stugged courser quadrants and adjoining walls.

WAITING ROOM: single storey, flat-roofed waiting room, earlier 20th century, adjoining left gatepier and with front wall built up from quadrant. Stugged coursers; parapet; metal windows. 3 horizontal window to front, keystoned and quoined doorcase to rear with horizontal canopy, 3 windows.

Statement of Interest

Uncatalogued Dean of Guild Plan, Hamilton District Council.

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