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Bedlay Castle, ChrystonLB4396

Status: Designated


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Date Added
Last Date Amended
Local Authority
North Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
North Lanarkshire
NS 69193 70056
269193, 670056


16-17th century. Remodelled around 1860. Balustrade with urns lining garden terrace brought from Petershill House.

Statement of Special Interest

Bedlay Castle and grounds forms part of a Category B group listing.

Statutory address and listed building record revised in 2018. Previously listed as Bedley House .



Canmore: CANMORE ID 45203


Ordnance Survey (surveyed 1857, published 1859) Lanarkshire II.15 (Cadder) 1st Edition. 25 inches to the mile. Southampton: Ordnance Survey.

Printed Sources

Close, R., Gifford, J and Walker, F. A., (2016) The Buildings of Scotland, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire. New Haven: Yale University Press. pp.177-8.

MacGibbon, D. and Ross, T. (1887) The castellated and domestic architecture of Scotland from the twelfth to the eighteenth century, volume III. Edinburgh. pp. 467-471.

Tranter, N G. (1935) The Fortalices and Early Mansions of Southern Scotland 1400 to 1650. Moray Press: Edinburgh. p.86.

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