Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Wishaw House

Wishaw House, a mansion in Cambusnethan parish, Lanarkshire, near the left bank of South Calder Water, 1 ¼ mile NNW of Wishaw. It is a castellated edifice, enlarged and improved, from designs by Gillespie Graham, not long before 1839. Its owner, James Hamilton (b. 1822), in 1875 established his claim to the title of ninth Lord Belhaven (cre. 1647).

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Cambusnethan ScoP       Lanarkshire ScoCnty

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