Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Supplementary Information Updated
Local Authority
East Ayrshire
Planning Authority
East Ayrshire
NS 38463 44820
238463, 644820


Early 19th century. Symmetrical single-storey, 3-bay, L-plan former lodge to Kennox House (see separate listing) with later, single-storey addition to re-entrant angle to rear. Painted rubble with contrasting painted margins. Raised cills, moulded architraves. Hoodmoulding above timber entrance door. Bipartite windows to front elevation with vermiculated stone mullions. Panelled timber entrance door with hoodmould above.

Non-traditional glazing to casement windows to other elevations. Piended roof with grey slates. Tall, wallhead stacks.

INTERIOR: (seen 2008) comprehensively modernised.

Statement of Special Interest

This is a distinctive piended-roofed former lodge, situated on the main road opposite the entrance to Kennox House and is a significant addition to the streetscape. The building retains the simple, picturesque details of vermiculated stone mullions and hoodmoulding which add considerable character to its principal elevation.

The lodge was an important and integral part of a 19th century estate, as visitors would pass it on their way to the main house. This one is situated directly across from the gates to Kennox House.

List description updated as part of Stewarton Parish resurvey, 2009.

Category changed from B to C(S).



1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1854-9. Other information courtesy of owner.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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