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Overton Farm Cottage, Overton Road, Overton

A Category C Listed Building in Dalserf, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7163 / 55°42'58"N

Longitude: -3.8917 / 3°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 281258

OS Northings: 648609

OS Grid: NS812486

Mapcode National: GBR 128B.8P

Mapcode Global: WH4R5.6L24

Plus Code: 9C7RP485+G8

Entry Name: Overton Farm Cottage, Overton Road, Overton

Listing Name: Overton Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 30 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391937

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45126

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalserf

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale West

Parish: Dalserf

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Cottage

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Description

Late 18th/early 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay symmetrical rectangular-plan cottage. Cream sandstone rubble with stugged ashlar long and short surrounds to openings. Eaves course.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: replacement timber door in bay to centre. Window in each bay flanking.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: piended square-plan addition in bay to centre with window set to right; replacement timber door in right return. Window in bay to right.

SIDE ELEVATIONS: blank gabled walls with 4 cast-iron tie terminals and gablehead stacks.

5-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof (probably formerly thatched); slate to addition; ashlar skews; ashlar coped stacks to gable ends; brick wallhead stack to piended addition; cast-iron rainwater goods with some uPVC replacements.

Statement of Interest

A good example of an early cottage and remaining relatively complete in form. The steep pitch of the roof suggest original thatch; the window lintels are unusually higher than that of the door and would suggest that they have been enlarged from smaller, lower openings.

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