Listed Building

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GILMILNSCROFTLB14270

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
19/07/1984
Local Authority
East Ayrshire
Planning Authority
East Ayrshire
Parish
Sorn
NGR
NS 55960 25489
Coordinates
255960, 625489

Description

Early 19th century remodelling of 16th/17th century tower

house, various 19th century additions (the most substantial

now demolished) and 20th century modifications. L-plan

harled, 3 storey block, single-storey projecting porch in

re-entrant angle, regularised fenestration on internal

face of L. East elevation, near central full height former

stair turret with enlarged windows, additional turret

corbelled above ground floor at south east, both conical

roofed. Tall stacks on gable ends. 3-storey circa 1865

projecting bay on south, red sandstone, corbelled oriel to

2nd floor. 2 storey, canted projection to west with hood

moulded windows in upper storey. Low service wing extends

south west. Re-constructed single-storey drawing-room

extension on north gable.

Interior: scale and platt stair around central wall with

rolled-moulded treads and 1708 date on newel. Some raised and

fielded panelling and a bolection moulded chimneypiece in

ground floor north room. A reset door(?) lintel, dated 1682

in 3rd floor west room.

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