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Castle Hill Strip,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.5686 / 55°34'6"N

Longitude: -3.6997 / 3°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 292915

OS Northings: 631859

OS Grid: NS929318

Mapcode National: GBR 24L1.TM

Mapcode Global: WH5T5.49HC

Entry Name: Castle Hill Strip,fort

Scheduled Date: 29 December 1967

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2635

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Wiston and Roberton

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, 1884. Single-storey and attic, 4-bay, cross-plan semi-detached pair of Arts and Crafts cottages. Central advanced 2-bay M gable to front (SW) with tripartite transomed and mullioned windows to ground and bipartite windows above; applied half timbering to gables; single-storey section to outer bays. Squared snecked cream sandstone with ashlar dressings; rendered to first floor of front gables with dividing string course. Pointed arch timber panelled doors in stop-chamfered pointed arch surrounds to outer bays of SW elevation; square leaded lights above (plate glass replacement to No 7). Tripartite mullioned windows to outer flank; later piended-roof bipartite dormer above at No 7. Paired windows in half-timbered section of gables to side elevations (NW & SE); flush chimney breast breaking timbering to centre, and rising through eaves. Advanced 2-bay piend-roofed section to centre of NE (rear) elevation; tripartite windows set in mock-timbering to attic; advanced section with lean-to roof to ground; timber boarded back doors with small windows to outer flank. Irregular fenestration to rest of elevation.

Predominantly timber casements; 6-pane glazing above plate glass to ground floor. Non-traditional glazing to attic storey. Red tiled roof with deep eaves and plain bargeboards to gables. Corniced stacks with tall clay cans.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE: ashlar coped snecked sandstone boundary wall; decorative wrought-iron gate to No 5.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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