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Waterside Engine House

A Category A Listed Building in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3447 / 55°20'40"N

Longitude: -4.4588 / 4°27'31"W

OS Eastings: 244173

OS Northings: 608383

OS Grid: NS441083

Mapcode National: GBR 4H.5CNN

Mapcode Global: WH3RH.GXZK

Entry Name: Waterside Engine House

Listing Date: 21 June 1982

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331579

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1092

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalmellington

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Doon Valley

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Dated 1847, doubled in size 1865 in similar Italianate
manner. Ashlar built with channelled quoins and polished
dressings. West elevation: 2 architraved doors with shallow
block pediments to both sections; side elevations with pair
of tall round-arched windows to outer bays (now partially
blocked) and blank central bay. Bracketed cornice to each
elevation, parapet raised over central side elevation bays.
Various later alterations.

Statement of Interest

The Houldsworth ironworks first planned fo Dalmellington 1846, engine house opened 1847 engine fom Murdoch and Aitken of Glasgow (now gone). New village planned 1850. Railway 1856. Upgraded from B to A 22 February 1995.

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