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1 and 1a Hunter Street and 2 Stuart Street

A Category C Listed Building in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7653 / 55°45'55"N

Longitude: -4.1747 / 4°10'28"W

OS Eastings: 263654

OS Northings: 654585

OS Grid: NS636545

Mapcode National: GBR 3W.9S41

Mapcode Global: WH4QT.VC72

Entry Name: 1 and 1a Hunter Street and 2 Stuart Street

Listing Date: 9 June 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394643

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47265

Building Class: Cultural

Location: East Kilbride

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: East Kilbride Central North

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, L-plan traditional corner tenement with curved angle recess and shops at ground floor, 2-storey wing to SW. Tooled coursed sandstone, painted; tooled sandstone rubble wing. Base course; dividing band course; eaves course and cornice; projecting cills.

NE (STUART STREET) ELEVATION: near-symmetrical; corniced and pilastered doorway to centre of ground floor, supported on tapered octagonal brackets; windows flanking to left and right; 2 windows to 1st floor; curved angle to outer right, 2-leaf glazed timber door to ground floor, single architraved window to 1st floor.

NW (HUNTER STREET) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 3-bay; blind window to centre of ground floor, flanked to right by doorway and window, single window to flanking bay to left; 2 windows to right of 1st floor, flanked to left by blind window.

SW ELEVATION: gabled; single storey neighbour abutting at ground floor; flanking bays to right not seen 2001.

SE ELEVATION: 3-bay; harled gabled bay to right, single window off-centre of left of ground and 1st floors, left return blank; recessed bay flanking to left, steps rising from ground floor, curving round to left at 1st floor, 12-pane timber lying-pane window to recessed 1st floor above. Gabled 2-storey wing advanced to bay to left; blank, irregular openings to ground floor of right return, 3 regularly placed windows to 1st floor, doorway to outer right reached by steps (see above).

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to ground floor; 2-pane timber sash and case windows to 1st floor; variety of timber sash and case windows to wing. Grey slate roof with lead ridges. Coped stone skews. Corniced wallhead stack and coped gablehead stack with circular cans; stack removed to E gable.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

Statement of Interest

Notable as one of the few surviving buildings form the 1st half of the 19th century in East Kilbride, prominently sited on corner. Features of particular interest include the gatepiers, corniced doorway to Stuart Street, stacks and curved glazing at 1st floor windows on corner of Stuart Street and Hunter Street.

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