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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
Entry Name: 162 Riverside Road, Kirkfieldbank
Listing Date: 21 May 1991
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 391210
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44600
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Clydesdale North
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
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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