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Hillend House

A Category B Listed Building in Dalry and West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7191 / 55°43'8"N

Longitude: -4.7193 / 4°43'9"W

OS Eastings: 229291

OS Northings: 650650

OS Grid: NS292506

Mapcode National: GBR 36.DN7C

Mapcode Global: WH2NH.GJY0

Entry Name: Hillend House

Listing Date: 23 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331756

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1243

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalry (N Ayrshire)

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Dated 1863. Asymmetrical 2-storey Scottish Baronial
country house. Stugged ashlar with polished margins. East
elevation: door in lugged architrave below square panelled
crest at left. Round tower in re-entrant angle to right,
has tall, slender, 1st floor window, with hood-mould and
label stops beneath bracketed cornice and tall, conical,
fish-scale slated roof. 3 advanced bays to right, 2 with
pedimented and finialled dormerheads, left bay further
advanced with canted ground floor window corbelled to
square at 1st floor and ball-finialled crowstepped gable.
Advanced gable and dormerheads are inscribed "C (?) NP",
"WP & "A". south elevation: 2 gabled bays, that to right
with door in advanced, squared bay, curved to angles of
canted 1st floor window. Rear elevation has conical-roofed,
round tower in re-entrant angle and incorporate stonework
from an earlier building on the site. Crowstepped gables
and slate roof throughout.

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