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Wishaw, 9 Glencairn Avenue, Craigneuk

A Category C Listed Building in Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7791 / 55°46'44"N

Longitude: -3.9541 / 3°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 277536

OS Northings: 655699

OS Grid: NS775556

Mapcode National: GBR 01TM.R6

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.70CJ

Entry Name: Wishaw, 9 Glencairn Avenue, Craigneuk

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395342

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47943

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century. Gabled, rectangular-plan, Jacobethan former gate house in style of William Burn. Paired octagonal chimney stalks to ridge and front wallhead, advanced gabled bay to centre. Yellow ashlar sandstone in narrow courses. Pointed arch openings, carved spandrels, square headed moulded reveals, stugged hoodmoulds. Square cavetto moulded panels to gableheads. Stone mullions.

S (PRINCIPAL): advanced full-height gabled bay to centre, tripartite window, small windows to left return; linked to gabled porch to right, door to centre in depressed arch opening, small window to right return; battered wallhead chimney to outer right; small window to outer left.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: small advanced gabled bay to centre; windows to left and right.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: bipartite window to centre.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: bipartite window to centre.

Saw-tooth coped skews, spur finials. Grey slates. Bracketted skewputts. Lead flashing, towering octagonal ashlar stacks with moulded coping, cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 2000.

Statement of Interest

Some possible connection with William Burn as he was known to then Lord Belhaven, who called upon Burn to survey Cambusnethan Parish Church in 1837. Though now on a busy main road and flanked by council housing the lodge is a remnant of the Wishaw Estate probably, according to elderly locals it was the western gatehouse. Wishaw House, James Gillespie Graham, circa 1850, was demolished in 1951 and the estate broken up. Various former estate buildings survive in the area including the Forresters Cottage, the East Lodge and the Coach House (see separate listing). The Wishaw estate extended from Wishaw the River Calder to the Clyde and the western half of Wishaw town.

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