NS7955 : The former Coltness Gatehouse

near to Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

The former Coltness Gatehouse
The former Coltness Gatehouse
This building is situated at the corner of Kenilworth Avenue (on the left) and the main road (at the lower-right corner) through Wishaw.

[The latter is called Main Street here, but becomes Stewarton Street further to the SE; it follows the course of a Roman road.]

The gatehouse was built in the mid-19th century for the Houldsworths, a wealthy Yorkshire family of mill owners who had acquired property here. For further details, see the following listed building report: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 5 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
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Thomas Turner 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7961 5513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.4679N 3:55.2483W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7958 5513
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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