Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

BOTHWELL, 11 SILVERWELLS CRESCENT, HOLLYBANK, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERSLB45087

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
30/03/1998
Local Authority
South Lanarkshire
Planning Authority
South Lanarkshire
Parish
Bothwell
NGR
NS 70550 58253
Coordinates
270550, 658253

Description

Late 19th century with later alterations and additions. 2-storey, 4-bay asymmetrical rectangular-plan gabled house with billiard-room addition to outer left and various additions spanning rear. Stugged and snecked cream sandstone ashlar with painted, polished ashlar dressings. Base course; shallow tiled roof spanning doorway and canted bays flanking; aproned cills; painted margins to windows; stone mullions. Later pitched garage with timber greenhouse to rear sited to SW of main house.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: steps to painted, chamfered doorway at ground in bay to centre; 2-leaf, timber panelled door with small-pane fanlight above; part-glazed vestibule door behind. 3-light canted bay at ground in bay to left; point-arched 3-light window to gable at 1st floor above. 4-light piend-roofed billiard-room window breaking eaves to addition to outer left. 3-light canted bay at ground bay to right of centre; single window to pitched gablet breaking eaves above.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: irregularly fenestrated harled elevation with lantern-roofed timber conservatory to right and lean-to addition to left with wallhead stacks above.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay, grouped 1-2. Single storey 2-bay billiard-room addition to right with bipartite window in each bay. Full-height 2-storey 4-light canted bay to left.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: gabled wall with bipartite window set to right at ground and single window at 1st floor above; multi-flue gablehead stack.

Variety of glazing patterns including 2-pane timber sash and case windows with small-pane upper sash; fixed windows with small-pane upper section; replacement uPVC windows to rear. Grey slate roof with red clay ridges; ashlar coped stacks (replaced to W gablehead); cast-iron rainwater goods. with some uPVC replacements.

INTERIOR: timber skirting boards extant downstairs. Egg and dart cornice to drawing room; fluted columned and corniced (egg and dart) fire surround. Tall carved timber fire surround to dining room with bead and reel mouldings, bracketed mantle shelf and foliate cornice. Timber panelled hall seat. Exposed beams to billiard room with bracketed terminals; arched recess to S end with painted plaster rocaille frieze. Tall fire surround to upstairs hall with bead and reel moulding plain mantle shelf and panelled and corniced upper section.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: chamfered square-plan pink sandstone ashlar piers with gablet to each side. Low stugged sandstone walls with ridged ashlar cope.

Statement of Special Interest

A substantial dwelling with billiard room and rear extensions giving it further substance. The glazing to the original house is finely detailed and has been well replicated in the billiard room.

References

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Appears on 2nd edition OS map (1899).

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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