Listed Building

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STRATHAVEN 78 KIRK STREETLB1329

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
11/11/1980
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
Parish
Avondale
NGR
NS 69986 44276
Coordinates
269986, 644276

Description

Robert Thomson architect. Late 19th/early 20th century.

In the manner of Alexander Thomson. 2 storey asymmetrical

Egypto-Greek villa. Stugged and snecked masonry with

polished dressings. Door in low porch at left. Advanced

gabled bay at left with moulded cill band to 3-light

pilastered window in ground floor and to 4 lights recessed

behind pilastrade at 1st. Similarly detailed 1st floor

windows in recessed bay. 3 lights in ground floor divided

by bold pilasters with simplified Egyptian capitals. Deeply

projecting eaves, end stacks with decorative chimney pots.

Slate roof. Some interior plasterwork and chimney piece.

Statement of Special Interest

Not shown on 1896 OS map

References

Bibliography

Ronald MacFadzean "Life and works of Alexander Thomson"

p.281 1979

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