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Westshield

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Westshield

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) West Shield

Canmore ID 47623

Site Number NS94NW 1

NGR NS 94569 49302

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Carnwath
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS94NW 1 9459 4932.

NS94NW 1.01 9446 4934 Lodge

(NS 9459 4932) Westshield (AD 1668) (NAT)

OS 6" map (1912)

The building of this mansion was started in 1668 but never completed.

Name Book 1858

A four-storey T-shaped building of squared rubble, with crow-stepped gables. The west wing is incomplete. The structure is roofed but in poor condition, and is unoccupied.

Visited by OS (JLD) 23 April 1955

As described above. A stone inscribed 'R D M L 1668' can be seen above the entrance to one of the first-floor rooms.

Visited by OS (RD) 3 January 1968

This building demolished c1980s.

Architecture Notes

NMRS REFERENCE:

Architect: James Lauder 1884.

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