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Royal Scottish National Hospital, Lodge

A Category C Listed Building in Larbert, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.031 / 56°1'51"N

Longitude: -3.8332 / 3°49'59"W

OS Eastings: 285858

OS Northings: 683522

OS Grid: NS858835

Mapcode National: GBR 1H.S2SB

Mapcode Global: WH5QS.2NXY

Entry Name: Royal Scottish National Hospital, Lodge

Listing Date: 20 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395064

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47720

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Larbert

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Bonnybridge and Larbert

Parish: Larbert

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Probably 1862-64. Single storey and attic asymmetrical, lodge at entrance gate to hospital (now demolished). Snecked and stugged ashlar with polished ashlar dressings at canted bay and raised quoin angles and base courses, moulded eaves cornice. Segmentally arched, mullioned windows with chamfered arrises and plate glass sashes. Bracketted skewputts, gablet skews, grey slates, corniced ashlar stacks with decorative cans. FRONT (E) ELEVATION: L-plan frontage segmentally headed doorway, door with plain fanlight, bipartite window to right. Finialled gable to left with piended, canted bay at ground floor, bipartite window to attic.

Statement of Interest

The main hospital was situated to the NE and was built 1862-70 by F T Pilkington, comprising 2 separate blocks. The hospital was built for the mentally handicapped on the estate of Sir Michael Bruce. The Lodge has been converted to office use and now lies in the Central Park, Larbert, a Business Park.

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