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Auchans House, Kilnford Drive, Dundonald

A Category A Listed Building in Dundonald, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.5772 / 55°34'37"N

Longitude: -4.6113 / 4°36'40"W

OS Eastings: 235480

OS Northings: 634599

OS Grid: NS354345

Mapcode National: GBR 3B.PNSP

Mapcode Global: WH3QG.42FS

Plus Code: 9C7QH9GQ+VF

Entry Name: Auchans House, Kilnford Drive, Dundonald

Listing Name: Auchans Castle

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331442

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB984

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dundonald

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kyle

Parish: Dundonald

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Castle

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Ruin of mansion ereted by Sir William Cochrane, afterwards
Earl of Dundonald; L plan, with a square tower containing
staircase in re-entering angle; western wing has been
lengthened, but whole building appears to be about the
same period and bears date 1644, a time when the provisions
for defence were dropping into disuse - Entrance doorway
a good example of Renaissance style then prevalent.

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