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162 Riverside Road, Kirkfieldbank

A Category C Listed Building in Lanark, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.6749 / 55°40'29"N

Longitude: -3.807 / 3°48'25"W

OS Eastings: 286455

OS Northings: 643858

OS Grid: NS864438

Mapcode National: GBR 12VT.LJ

Mapcode Global: WH5SJ.HMBD

Plus Code: 9C7RM5FV+X5

Entry Name: 162 Riverside Road, Kirkfieldbank

Listing Name: 162 Riverside Road, Kirkfieldbank

Listing Date: 21 May 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391210

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44600

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lesmahagow

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale North

Parish: Lesmahagow

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Late 18th century, single storey and attic cottage, originally thatched. Of 4 irregular bays; possibly originally 5 bays. Blue painted harl with ashlar margins and eaves course.

FRONT (N) ELEVATION: to main road, openings close under eaves. Timber boarded window to left of centre with naroow 2-pane strip fanlight, 3 windows to right retaining 12-pane sash and case glazing, slightly smaller window to outer left with later glazing.

W GABLE: window in gable to attic.

E GABLE: rebuilt in brick with concrete skew.

REAR (S) ELEVATION: lean-to timber additions. Steeply pitched roof, harled stacks with thackstanes. Thetch replaced/covered by corrugated sheet metal.

Statement of Interest

Originally thatched, this cottage has otherwise retained its original form, although the original roof structure may remain beneath the secondary covering. A few such cottages in Clydesdale still retain their thatch beneath temporary covering; examples can be found at Birkfield, Boghall Road, Carluke Parish and at Dunsyre Road, Newbigging, Biggar Parish (both listed separately).

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