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Glencaple,platform settlement 600m north west of

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.4779 / 55°28'40"N

Longitude: -3.7148 / 3°42'53"W

OS Eastings: 291714

OS Northings: 621793

OS Grid: NS917217

Mapcode National: GBR 25H3.K4

Mapcode Global: WH5TJ.XK6X

Entry Name: Glencaple,platform settlement 600m NW of

Scheduled Date: 25 February 1980

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4249

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: platform settlement

Location: Crawfordjohn

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


Circa 1930. Single storey, symmetrical model dairy building.

Rubble with ashlar dressings.

ENTRANCE ELEVATION: piended porch advanced at centre, with

tripartite doorway and quasi-columns at the angles, on

quasi-bases below cill level, with windows on return sides;

flanking bays blank, with band course and outer pilasters.

REAR ELEVATION: piended porch advanced at centre, with

doorway on right return and small window at front; flanking

windows, with pilasters to outer angles.

END ELEVATIONS: canted; recessed ashlar panels holding small

windows above base course, with quasi-columns at angles.

Small-pane glazing pattern to windows. Pantiled, piended

roofs with semi-circular ridge tiles. Centre stack.

INTERIOR: 2 rooms, both glazed tiled from floor to ceiling;

slate shelving removed.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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