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Wishaw House

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Wishaw House

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 45646

Site Number NS75NE 6

NGR NS 7869 5659

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council North Lanarkshire
  • Parish Cambusnethan
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Motherwell
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS75NE 6.00 7869 5659.

NS75NE 6.01 78684 56258 Home Farm

NS75NE 6.02 78690 56438 Coach House

(NS 7869 5659) Wishaw House (NAT)

OS 6" map (1910)

The central portion of Wishaw House is said to date from 1665, and some parts are considerably older.

Anon 1904

Wishaw House is being demolished; there is no evidence of early structure visible. No further information.

Visited by OS (JLD) 11 September 1953

Architecture Notes


OWNER: Lord Belhaven

ARCHITECT: Gillespie Graham 1825 (Enlarged - early 19th century)

William Burn 1858 (alterations and additions)

Wishaw House demolished 1953

'Photographs of Lanarkshire Scenery' by J. McGhie, Hamilton, published by W. Ritchie, Edinburgh. Inscribed 1867.

Acc no 1990/34

p 9 entrance front

Wishaw House, Dovecot which was Category C Listed was demolished between 1960/68. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.


S.N.P.G. 'Glasgow & Lanarkshire Illustrated', 1910, p. 109.


Photographic Record (1865 - 1867)

Photograph album with photos compiled and photographed by J McGhie, Hamilton.


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