Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000019 - see notes
Date Added
Local Authority
South Ayrshire
Planning Authority
South Ayrshire
NS 37532 24051
237532, 624051


William Henry Playfair, 1822. Single bay, square-plan, open-roofed Doric mausoleum to James Campbell. Coursed sandstone ashlar. Plinth of 3 stone steps; deep entablature with triglyph frieze supported on 2 pairs of Doric columns to each elevation; architraved doorway with iron gate to E, N and S elevations, W elevation blank. Stone flagged floor to interior; grey granite tombstone on sandstone plinth to inside of W wall.

Statement of Special Interest

A-Group with St Quivox Parish Church and Graveyard (see separate listings). Originally called Sanchar-in-Kyle, St Quivox Parish church and Churchyard was originally in the parish of Kyle, which amalgamated with Ayr and Newton-upon-Ayr in 1895. The church has also been called St Kenockis, St Cavocks and St Evox. The Mausoleum to the Campbells of Craigie lies to the SE of St Quivox Parish Church, within the Churchyard. Miniature Greek Revival temple, contemporary with Playfair's masterpiece the Royal Scottish Academy on the Mound in Edinburgh (see separate listing).



Thomson's map of Ayrshire, 1828 (undesignated); EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, PLAYFAIR COLLECTION (1822, 9 Sheets); 1st (1860) and 2nd (1897) EDITION OS MAPS; THE NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF SCOTLAND (1845), p123; FH Groome ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, Vol 6 (1892), pp315-6; H Colvin A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS, 1600-1840 (1995, 3rd edition), p767; Rob Close AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN (1992), p40; Nana Taylor A SHORT HISTORY OF ST QUIVOX CHURCH (1995).

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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