Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
North Ayrshire
Planning Authority
North Ayrshire
NS 19600 61185
219600, 661185


Dated 1883. Large asymmetrical mansion house with Scots

baronial detailing. 2 storey and attic over raised basement.

Yellow ashlar with polished red sandstone dressings and

band courses. South elevation: projecting porch at

west corner covering steps leading to door in raised ground

floor. Elliptical-arched doorway in shallow billet moulded

panel, datestone in ball-finialed, pedimented gable.

Gabled bay above door corbelled over ground floor, smaller

gabled bay to right of tall, corbelled stack with shafted

flues. Recessed bay at left, cut back at 1st floor with

boldly corbelled canted attic bay. Windows on all elevations

mainly mullion and transom at ground, mullioned above;

some 3-light attic windows. West elevation: gabled bay at

right with corbelled, slender, engaged columns flanking

1st floor and attic. Conical-roofed round tower at north

with door on north-east face. East elevation: large

projecting stair tower, with corners chamfered and corbelled

to square at upper level. Large mullioned and transomed 1st

floor window to left. Large grouped brick stacks, and slate


L-plan single storey and loft stable block to north linked

to house by depressed-arched entrance. Variety of square-

headed door and window openings on courtyard elevations,

2 gabled loft entrances above. West elevation with

single and mullioned windows, banded courses of masonry and

1 swept-roofed and 2 piended dormers. Small finialed

ventilator, brick stack and steeply piended slate roof.

Lodge: probably circa 1883. L-plan. Single storey. Squared

red sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Raised on

plinth, door and windows all with roll-moulded jambs,

windows mostly with gabled heads. Door with canopy recessed

on south elevation, and low, modern, flat-roofed 3-bay

extension to east. Ridge stack, and steep pitch piended

slate roof.

Square-plan chamfered gatepiers have ball finials on curved

plinths. Decorative cast-iron gates with ogival detailing.



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About Listed Buildings

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Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

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