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Marker Post, Stewarton Park, Stewarton Street, Wishaw

A Category C Listed Building in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7675 / 55°46'2"N

Longitude: -3.9089 / 3°54'32"W

OS Eastings: 280334

OS Northings: 654333

OS Grid: NS803543

Mapcode National: GBR 114R.JB

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.X9SD

Plus Code: 9C7RQ38R+XC

Entry Name: Marker Post, Stewarton Park, Stewarton Street, Wishaw

Listing Name: Wishaw, Stewarton Street, Stewarton Street Park, Marker Post

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395373

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47961

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Motherwell And Wishaw

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Mid 19th century. 3-part octagonal column, dressed sandstone, estate boundary marker post. Conical cap with jettied upper part and octagonal base; enlarged reverse cavetto moulded necking; height, approximately 1.5 metres.

Statement of Interest

One of two extant boundary marker posts to the former Coltness estate. The estate was purchased by the Houldsworth family in 1836 who carried an extensive programme of building and estate improvement between 1856 and 1870. The estate was sold to Dr Barnardos in 1952 and demolished in the 1970s.

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