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Dalserf, the Orchard, Including Gatepiers, Part Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Dalserf, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7332 / 55°43'59"N

Longitude: -3.9132 / 3°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 279959

OS Northings: 650521

OS Grid: NS799505

Mapcode National: GBR 1234.LN

Mapcode Global: WH4R4.V5R6

Entry Name: Dalserf, the Orchard, Including Gatepiers, Part Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 30 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391918

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45109

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalserf

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Larkhall

Parish: Dalserf

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Mid 19th century with later alterations and additions. 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical rectangular-plan former Inn with single storey 3-bay projection to right (W). Harled with painted ashlar dressings. Chamfered reveals to openings; 1st floor windows hugging eaves; block cills.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: stop chamfered doorpiece at ground in bay to centre; 2-leaf boarded door with small-pane letterbox fanlight; window at lst floor above. Bipartite window at ground with single window at 1st floor in each bay flanking. Single storey projection set back to outer right: boarded door with single window flanking in bays to left; window in bay to right; 2-leaf boarded garage doors to gabled right return (W end).

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; slate to addition; ashlar coped stack to E gablehead; ashlar skews; cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1997.

GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: square-plan cream sandstone piers with truncated pyramidal caps (pier to left repaired) sited to right (W) of house; sandstone rubble wall with curved ashlar cope to right; replacement wrought-iron railings to left extending in front of house.

Statement of Interest

One of a number of 19th century hostelries around Dalserf, now converted to a dwelling house.

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