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East Lodge, Auchincruive

A Category B Listed Building in Ayr, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.4822 / 55°28'55"N

Longitude: -4.5487 / 4°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 239033

OS Northings: 623883

OS Grid: NS390238

Mapcode National: GBR 3D.WR0K

Mapcode Global: WH3QW.3G6M

Plus Code: 9C7QFFJ2+VG

Entry Name: East Lodge, Auchincruive

Listing Name: Auchincruive Estate, East Lodge

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331454

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB997

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayr

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Kyle

Parish: Ayr

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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Earlier 19th century, with later additions. Single storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan lodge. Coursed sandstone ashlar. Base course; projecting cills; eaves cornice; eaves blocking course.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical; entrance bay slightly advanced to centre, modern panelled timber door set in round-arch with impost detail. Window in each flanking bay.

N ELEVATION: window to centre. Modern flat-roofed harled addition adjoining to outer right.

W ELEVATION: obscured by modern flat-roofed harled addition.

S ELEVATION: window to centre. Modern flat-roofed harled addition adjoining to outer left.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Piended grey slate roof with lead ridges. Coped ridge stack with circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Gibbsyard, Hanging Garden, Ice House, Oswald Hall, Oswald's Temple, Walled Garden, West Lodge and Wilson Hall (see separate listings). Well detailed classical lodge to Auchincruive House, near identical to West Lodge (see separate listing). The Auchincruive Estate was owned by the Wallace family in the 13th century. There were a variety of owners until the 18th century when James Murray of Broughton sold it to Richard Oswald, entrepreneur and merchant, in 1764. The estate remained in the Oswald family until 1925, when they sold it to a local farmer John M Hannah, who gifted it to the West of Scotland Agricultural College in 1927, under whose ownership it remains (1999).

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