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Killochan Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Dailly, South Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.2651 / 55°15'54"N

Longitude: -4.7916 / 4°47'29"W

OS Eastings: 222724

OS Northings: 600325

OS Grid: NS227003

Mapcode National: GBR 43.B712

Mapcode Global: WH2QL.CXJK

Plus Code: 9C7Q7685+29

Entry Name: Killochan Castle

Listing Name: Killochan Castle

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331671

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1173

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200331671

Location: Dailly

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Girvan and South Carrick

Parish: Dailly

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Tagged with: Tower house Estate

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A good specimen of mansion house of the end of the 16th
century on the L-plan, but with some modifications, the
round tower at the south east corner being very unusual;
tower in re-entering angle of the wings forms an entrance
porch leading to a handsome staircase in the north wing with
square steps and landings 5 feet wide; hall occupies the
whole 1st floor; stair to upper floor is contained in
angle turret over entrance porch the arrangement of these
staircases and entrance porch is one of the peculiarties
so frequently introduced at this period; upper floors
divided into numerous bedrooms - parapet on south side is
unusually high and eaves unbroken by dormers.

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