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Latitude: 55.6433 / 55°38'35"N
Longitude: -4.594 / 4°35'38"W
OS Eastings: 236845
OS Northings: 641910
OS Grid: NS368419
Mapcode National: GBR 3C.KDQM
Mapcode Global: WH3Q2.DFM4
Entry Name: Cunninghamhead, Stables
Listing Date: 26 February 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331278
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB840
Building Class: Cultural
County: North Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Irvine East
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Dated 1820. 2-storey with upper storey set close to eaves; single-storey to S elevation, Classical, U-plan former stable block,with pedimented rounded-arched opening to inner courtyard, (partly residential, 2013). Coursed rubble to S elevation, ashlar to arched opening; random rubble to other elevations. Base course, eaves course, cornice. Raised margins. Some biparitite window openings.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Single-storey, 7-bay with advanced, central, pedimented, rusticated opening with inscribed date to keystone: round-arched doocot within tympanum: attic floor visible within arch. Flanking 2-bays with tall, segmental-arched openings: glazed to lower sections, blank to middle and louvered to top. Advanced, piended-roof outer bays with round-arched openings; that to right with timber boarding; that to left glazed.
COURTYARD: partially cobbled. 2-storey. Some wide segmental-arched openings to ground. Boarded 2-leaf entrance door to W. Some slit openings to upper storey; some barred openings. Variety of window openings, including bipartite. Some cobbles to ground.
INTERTIOR: wing to W converted to residential use; 54-panel timber doors, some simple cornicing. Stalls to E wing with timber and metal partitions; hayloft above. Original room plan to other sections largely original.
Variety of window opening: some 4-over 6-lying pane sash and case, some multi-pane fixed windows.
This is a well-detailed early 19th century classical former stable block which is litlle altered externally and retains a number of original features, including horse stalls. It is a prominent feature in the landscape. The classical round-arched opening is a particular feature of the propoerty.
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