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: see LinkExternal link (at WoSAS).]

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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2005
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Geograph (Fourth Visitor for NS7955)
Date Taken
Friday, 22 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Former (from Tags)
Gatehouse 
Place (from Tags)
Wishaw 
Architect (from Tags)
Thomas Turner 
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
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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