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CORNHILL HOUSE.LB1430

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
04/09/1979
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
Parish
Culter
NGR
NT 1805 35280
Coordinates
301805, 635280

Description

William Leiper for Alexander Kay 1871, incorporating

previous house of c.1840 at SE. Early French gothic. 2-storey

snecked rubble with 3-storey and attic tower N angle. NE

entrance elevation 2-storey section with angle turret and

projecting round-arched porch, earlier 2-storey 3-window

classic villa to SE with pedimented anta doorpiece, whinstone

with freestone dressings, piended slated roof; single-storey outbuildings added by Leiper at SW, partly circular with

conical roof. N angle tower has circular corner turret with

conical roof corbelled from squat angle shaft, cantilever-

balconied 2nd floor windows, truncated pyramid roof with

stone dormers and tall chimney stacks, platform has wrot-

iron cresting; N.W. elevation has canted front at NW

intaken to circular at 1st floor and oriel with spired

roof. SW elevation has big canted bay also with spired

roof, both with hoodmoulded round-arched windows ground

floor, colonnettes and pendant double-arch sinkings in

lintels at 1st floor and quatrefoiled parapet; lower

2-storey SE wing. Tall slated roofs with elaborate wrot-iron

finials.

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