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Latitude: 55.7682 / 55°46'5"N
Longitude: -4.1634 / 4°9'48"W
OS Eastings: 264374
OS Northings: 654876
OS Grid: NS643548
Mapcode National: GBR 3W.9NP2
Mapcode Global: WH4QV.08QW
Entry Name: 146 Maxwelton Avenue
Listing Date: 20 February 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396073
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48670
Building Class: Cultural
Location: East Kilbride
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: East Kilbride Central North
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Early 19th century. 2-bay, 1 ? storey cottage. Painted rubble.
SW ELEVATION: entrance door in right bay; large single window in left bay; single window above.
Modern 2-pane glazing. Slate roof; straight skews; short, coped stacks, pots to right stack.
B-Group with 101, 103-105, 107-111, 115-121, 123-127, 129, 181, 106, 110, 114-118, 136-140, 142 and 144Maxwelton Avenue. Until 1740, the area of Maxwelton was called Hogsmuir - a reference to the livestock market that was held in the area. Between 1740 and 1750, the first weaver cottages were built in the area and during the eighteenth-century a small village developed, which fiercely guarded its independence from East Kilbride until the mid-twentieth century. The handloom weavers owned their cottages outright but paid a small feu-duty to the Maxwells of Calderwood, after whom the village was named.
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