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Campsie Hill, enclosure 500m NNE of

A Scheduled Monument in Strathmore, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4891 / 56°29'20"N

Longitude: -3.4058 / 3°24'20"W

OS Eastings: 313535

OS Northings: 733891

OS Grid: NO135338

Mapcode National: GBR V7.64QP

Mapcode Global: WH6PZ.N5D5

Entry Name: Campsie Hill, enclosure 500m NNE of

Scheduled Date: 9 October 2001

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7181

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: enclosure (domestic or defensive)

Location: Cargill

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathmore

Traditional County: Perthshire

Description

John Forrester Steel, 1907. 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical classical Masonic Lodge with Tudorbethan details. Red sandstone ashlar facade with rusticated base, brick to sides and rear. Oriel window to 1st floor

SW (ELEVATION): Bull-faced masonry base course; oculus to centre ground with projecting architrave and keystone, square headed door with plain architrave rising to semicircular hood moulded arch framing semicircular fanlight. 2-light window to left with similar mouldings and surround. Bowed oriel to centre at 1st floor on fan corbel; oriel flanked by windows in outer bays framed with paired Ionic pilasters on prominent dividing band course and corbels; projecting cornice and frieze; stepped and corniced parapet scroll flanked with segmental pediment to centre bay bearing embossed panel 'LODGE ST.MARY COLTNESS MASONIC NO. 31'.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2000.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: unfenestrated brick.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: unfenestrated brick.

Later glazing except to small-pane oculus and fanlights at ground. Roofing unseen 2000.

INTERIOR: not seen 2000

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to the understanding of prehistoric settlement and economy. Its importance is increased by its proximity to monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

Plans, DEAN OF GUILD RECORDS, North Lanarkshire Council Archives, Cumbernauld.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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